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GOES-East - Sector view: Northern Atlantic - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1311 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1316 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1321 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1401 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1406 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1406 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)