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GOES-East - Sector view: Caribbean - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1916 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1921 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1926 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1931 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1936 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1941 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1946 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1951 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1956 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 1956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 2001 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 2001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 2006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 2006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 2011 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 19 Oct 2021 - 2011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for 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. 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 this visualization, GLM is superimposed on a GeoColor background image.

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

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

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