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GOES-East - Sector view: Mexico - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1201 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1206 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1221 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1226 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1241 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1246 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1256 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1301 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1306 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1311 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1316 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1321 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1401 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 18 Jul 2024 - 1401 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)