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

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1111 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1136 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1141 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1201 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1206 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1221 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1226 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1241 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1246 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1251 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1256 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1301 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1306 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Feb 2023 - 1306 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)