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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 29°N - 89°W - Plaquemines Parish, LA

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1342 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1342 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1343 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1343 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1344 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1344 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1345 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1345 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1347 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1347 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1348 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1348 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1349 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1349 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1350 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1350 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1352 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1352 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1353 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1353 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1354 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1354 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1355 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1355 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1357 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1357 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1358 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1358 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1359 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1359 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1400 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1400 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1401 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1401 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1402 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1402 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1403 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1403 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1404 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1404 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1405 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1405 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1406 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1406 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1407 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1407 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1408 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1408 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1409 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 02 Dec 2023 - 1409 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)