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GOES-East - Sector view: South America - Northern - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2115 UTC
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2135 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2135 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2210 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 05 Dec 2020 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
legend for GOES-East 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, and was the first GLM product routinely available to NWS forecasters. Many years of research and operational lightning mapping array demonstrations have shown FED to be the preferred total lightning product. FED best portrays, in a single product, the quantity of GLM flashes (storm trending applications) and extent of GLM events (depicting lightning areal coverage). Additional gridded GLM products are under evaluation for future deployment.

When using GeoColor imagery, please credit CIRA/NOAA.

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

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