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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 41°N - 108°W - Moffat County, CO

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1600 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1600 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1601 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1601 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1602 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1602 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1603 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1603 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1604 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1604 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1605 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1605 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1606 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1606 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1607 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1607 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1608 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1608 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1609 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1609 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1610 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1610 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1611 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1611 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1612 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1612 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1613 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1613 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1614 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1614 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1615 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1615 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1616 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1616 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1617 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1617 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1618 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1618 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1619 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1619 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1620 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1620 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1621 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1621 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1622 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1622 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1623 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1623 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1624 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1624 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1625 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1625 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1626 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1626 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1627 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1627 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1628 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1628 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1629 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 21 Jun 2024 - 1629 UTC
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes

GLM Flash Extent Density over Band 13 is the number of lightning flashes that occur within a grid cell over a given period of time. FED was the first GLM product routinely available to weather service forecasters. The FED product is the best single metric to convey both the quantity and extent of lightning activity. It is useful for both storm trending applications and to depict geographic coverage.

In the FED13 visualization, GLM is superimposed on infrared Band 13 rendered in gray scale.

GLM data is produced between 54°N and 54°S.

• For more details, see the Geostationary Lightning Mapper Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.98 MB)