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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2101 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2101 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2106 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2106 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2111 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2136 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2136 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2141 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2141 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2201 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2201 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2206 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2206 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2221 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2221 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2226 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2241 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2241 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2246 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2246 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2251 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2251 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2256 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 16 Jun 2021 - 2256 UTC
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)