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GOES-East - Sector view: South America - Northern - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1646 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1651 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1656 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1701 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1701 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1706 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1711 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1716 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1726 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1731 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1736 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1741 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1746 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 05 Oct 2022 - 1746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes
 

About Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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)