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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1001 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1006 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1011 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1016 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1021 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1026 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1031 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1036 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1041 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1046 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1051 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1056 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1101 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1106 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1111 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1136 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1141 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent over GeoColor - 23 Apr 2024 - 1156 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)