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GOES GLM Maps and Statistics

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GOES Lightning Mapper (GLM) Maps and Statistics

These plots show maps and charts of lightning density and statistics of recent lightning detections from the GOES-16 Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM).

From the Geostationary Lightning Mapper web site, "The Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) is a satellite-borne single channel, near-infrared optical transient detector that has been placed on the GOES-16 and GOES-18 satellites in a geostationary orbit. This orbital position allows for GLM to measure a dedicated region that includes the United States with continuous views capable of providing lightning detection at a rate never before obtained from space. GLM detects all forms of lightning during both day and night, continuously, with a high spatial resolution and detection efficiency."

Flash density since the start of the hour Recent GLM stats (updated at :10)

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Plots are updated at :20, :40, and :58.

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