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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 55°N - 149°W - North Pacific Ocean

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2003 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2003 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2004 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2004 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2005 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2005 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2007 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2007 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2008 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2008 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2009 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2009 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2010 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2010 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2011 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2011 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2012 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2012 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2013 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2013 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2014 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2014 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2015 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2015 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2016 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2016 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2017 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2017 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2018 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2018 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2019 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2019 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2020 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2020 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2021 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2021 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2022 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2022 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2023 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2023 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2024 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2024 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2025 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2025 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2026 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2026 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2027 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2027 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2028 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2028 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2029 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2029 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2030 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2030 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2031 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2031 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2032 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 30 Jan 2023 - 2032 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)