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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 16°N - 59°W - North Atlantic Ocean

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1730 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1730 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1731 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1731 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1732 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1732 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1733 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1733 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1734 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1734 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1735 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1735 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1736 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1736 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1737 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1737 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1738 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1738 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1739 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1739 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1740 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1740 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1741 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1741 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1742 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1742 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1743 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1743 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1744 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1744 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1745 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1745 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1746 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1746 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1747 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1747 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1748 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1748 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1749 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1749 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1750 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1750 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1751 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1751 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1752 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1752 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1753 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1753 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1754 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1754 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1755 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1755 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1756 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1756 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1757 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1757 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1758 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1758 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1759 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Oct 2023 - 1759 UTC
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes

GLM Flash Extent Density over Band 13 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 the FED13 visualization, GLM is superimposed on infrared Band 13 rendered in gray scale.

GLM data is produced between 54°N and 54°S.

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