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GOES-East Full Disk - GLM FED

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GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2232 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2232 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2233 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2233 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2234 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2234 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2235 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2235 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2236 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2236 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2237 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2237 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2238 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2238 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2239 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2239 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2240 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2240 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2241 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2241 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2242 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2242 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2245 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 04 Apr 2020 - 2245 UTC
legend for GOES-East Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - strikes per minute
 

About GLM FED

GLM Extent Density of Lightning is the number of lightning flashes that occur within a grid cell over a given period of time, and was the first GLM product routinely available to NWS forecasters. Many years of research and operational lightning mapping array demonstrations have shown FED to be the preferred total lightning product. FED best portrays, in a single product, the quantity of GLM flashes (storm trending applications) and extent of GLM events (depicting lightning areal coverage). Additional gridded GLM products are under evaluation for future deployment.

When using GeoColor imagery, please credit CIRA/NOAA.

• For more details, see the Geostationary Lightning Mapper Training Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.98 MB)

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