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GOES-East Full Disk - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1327 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1327 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1328 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1328 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1329 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1329 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1330 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1330 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1332 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1332 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1333 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1333 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1334 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1334 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1335 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1335 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1337 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1337 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1338 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1338 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1339 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1339 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Aug 2020 - 1340 UTC
legend for GOES-East 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, 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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