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GOES-East - Sector view: Southern Plains - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2041 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2046 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2051 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2056 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2101 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2106 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2111 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2136 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2141 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2201 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2206 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2211 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2216 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2221 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2226 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2231 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2236 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2236 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)