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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 16°N - 107°W - North Pacific Ocean

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1100 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1100 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1108 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1109 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1111 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1112 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1113 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1114 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1114 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1115 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1115 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1117 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1117 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1118 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1118 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1120 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1121 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1123 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1124 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1125 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1127 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1127 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1128 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1129 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 01 Oct 2022 - 1129 UTC
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes
 

About Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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)