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

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2311 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2316 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2321 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 20 May 2022 - 2356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 21 May 2022 - 0001 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 21 May 2022 - 0001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 21 May 2022 - 0006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 21 May 2022 - 0006 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)