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Assessment
  Some Distant Thunderstorms
Strike Age Color Key
Lightning Map
Storm Strength Color Key
Thundershowers Thunderstorms Strong Thunderstorms
Storm Cell Analysis
7 Storms Detected.
Distant (196-279 mi.) Thundershower to the East-Southeast at 123° (0.43 strokes/min/degree, energy = 93%, severity = 26, CG% = 79%)
Distant (133-189 mi.) Thunderstorm to the Southeast at 132° (1.56 strokes/min/degree, energy = 92%, severity = 54, CG% = 69%)
Distant (110-157 mi.) Thunderstorm to the South-Southeast at 162° (1.75 strokes/min/degree, energy = 92%, severity = 53, CG% = 81%)
Distant (177-253 mi.) Thundershower to the Southwest at 216° (0.26 strokes/min/degree, energy = 136%, severity = 13, CG% = 39%)
Distant (99-157 mi.) Thundershower to the East-Southeast at 112° (0.35 strokes/min/degree, energy = 82%, severity = 10, CG% = 89%)
Distant (99-157 mi.) Thundershower to the East-Southeast at 116° (0.15 strokes/min/degree, energy = 89%, severity = 4, CG% = 87%)
Distant (243-384 mi.) Thunderstorm to the South at 170° (0.45 strokes/min/degree, energy = 81%, severity = 45, CG% = 62%)
Lightning Rates
Flash Rate:
39 /minute
Stroke Rate:
55 /minute
Noise Rate:
4 /minute
Flashes in the last 60 minutes Strokes in the last 60 minutes Current Information
Total Flashes 2260 Total Strokes 2825 Current Storms 7
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 91 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 104 Number of Red Alerts 0
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 1252 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 1710 Number of Yellow Alerts 4
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 447 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 485 Flash Rate Trend 41.4 %
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 470 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 524 Stroke Rate Trend 51.4 %
Strong Flashes 0 Ratio of Strokes per Flash 1.41 Detection Rate Trend 51.4 %
Daily Counts
All Flashes 10969 All Strokes 15164 Peak Flash Rate 121 /min @ 00:01:35
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 475 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 568 Peak Strong Flash Rate 0 /min @ N/A
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 5906 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 9112 Peak Stroke Rate 179 /min @ 00:01:33
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 3239 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 3982 Peak Noise Rate 30 /min @ 00:01:44
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 1344 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 1495    
All Time Records
Record Flash Count 680 /minute @ 20:03:38  on Sunday, August 06, 2017
Record Stroke Count 4224 /minute @ 18:08:55  on Friday, April 24, 2015
Record Noise Count 5812 /minute @ 09:28:47  on Thursday, January 25, 2018
Graph of Activity (if there is current actvity)
South Central U.S. Lightning Forecast