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

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0026 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0031 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0036 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0041 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0046 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0051 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0056 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0101 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0106 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0111 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 25 Jun 2024 - 0121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes

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)