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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1451 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1456 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1501 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1506 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1511 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1516 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1521 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1526 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1531 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1536 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1541 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1546 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 25 May 2022 - 1546 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)