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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1811 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1816 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1821 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1826 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1831 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1836 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1841 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1846 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1851 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1856 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1901 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1906 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1911 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1916 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1921 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1926 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1931 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1936 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1941 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1946 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1951 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1956 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 1956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 2001 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 2001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 2006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 02 Mar 2024 - 2006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes

GLM Extent Density of Lightning 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 this visualization, GLM is superimposed on a GeoColor background image.

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

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