Weather Underground Lightning Location Map

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  Abbreviations:
  CG = cloud-to-ground
  IC = inter/intra-cloud
  CID = compact-intercloud-discharge
  +/- = positive/negative charge

Lightning/2000 v3.4.4 NOWcast (Sunday, 19 October, 2008 at 07:08:58 )

Assessment: No significant activity

No red alerts

No yellow alerts

No storms detected

0 strokes per minute
   0 strokes in past 5 mins.
   0 strokes in past 10 mins.
   0 strokes in past 20 mins.
   1 stroke in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.)
   4 strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.07/min.)

0 IC strokes per minute
   0 IC strokes in past 5 mins.
   0 IC strokes in past 10 mins.
   0 IC strokes in past 20 mins.
   1 IC stroke in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.): 100.0%
   4 IC strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.07/min.): 100.0%

0 +IC strokes per minute
   0 +IC strokes in past 5 mins.
   0 +IC strokes in past 10 mins.
   0 +IC strokes in past 20 mins.
   1 +IC stroke in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.): 100.0%
   2 +IC strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.): 50.0%

0 -IC strokes per minute
   0 -IC strokes in past 5 mins.
   0 -IC strokes in past 10 mins.
   0 -IC strokes in past 20 mins.
   0 -IC strokes in past 30 mins.
   2 -IC strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.): 50.0%

0 CG strokes in past 60 mins.

0 +CG strokes in past 60 mins.

0 -CG strokes in past 60 mins.

0 CID strokes in past 60 mins.

0 CG flashes in past 60 mins.

0 strong strokes in past 60 mins.

No energy in the last minute
   No energy in past 5 mins.
   No energy in past 10 mins.
   No energy in past 20 mins.
   Energy of 1.3 in past 30 mins. (ratio 127%, avg. 0.0/min.)
   Energy of 4.6 in past 60 mins. (ratio 116%, avg. 0.1/min.)

0 noises per minute
   0 noises in past 5 mins.
   0 noises in past 10 mins.
   0 noises in past 20 mins.
   2 noises in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.1/min., 66.7%)
   7 noises in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.1/min., 63.6%)


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Today's summary

Hardware: Boltek StormTracker
Software: Lightning 2000
Special thanks to Liu Kin Sik for installation and maintenance of the system.

Reference materials:

  • Lightning Meteorology I and Lightning Meteorology II by Colorado State University
  • A Lightning Primer by NASA