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GOES-East - Sector view: Southern Rockies - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0836 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0841 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0846 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0851 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0856 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0901 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0906 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0911 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0916 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0921 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0926 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0931 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0936 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0941 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0946 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0951 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0956 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 0956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1001 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1011 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1016 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1021 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1026 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1031 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Apr 2024 - 1031 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)