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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 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1209 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1209 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1210 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1210 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1212 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1212 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1213 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1213 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1214 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1214 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1215 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1215 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1217 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1217 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1218 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1218 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1219 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1219 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1220 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1220 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1221 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1221 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1222 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1222 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1223 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1223 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1224 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1224 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1225 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1225 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1226 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1226 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1227 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1227 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1228 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1228 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1229 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1229 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1230 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1230 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1232 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1232 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1233 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1233 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1234 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1234 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1235 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1235 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1237 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1237 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1238 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Mar 2024 - 1238 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)