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Assessment
  A Distant Severe Thunderstorm
Strike Age Color Key
Lightning Map
Storm Strength Color Key
Thundershowers Thunderstorms Strong Thunderstorms
Storm Cell Analysis
No Storms Detected Within 250 Miles.
Lightning Rates
Flash Rate:
9 /minute
Stroke Rate:
9 /minute
Noise Rate:
3 /minute
Flashes in the last 60 minutes Strokes in the last 60 minutes Current Information
Total Flashes 806 Total Strokes 871 Current Storms 2
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 52 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 52 Number of Red Alerts 0
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 9 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 9 Number of Yellow Alerts 0
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 535 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 594 Flash Rate Trend 28.6 %
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 210 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 216 Stroke Rate Trend 28.6 %
Strong Flashes 0 Ratio of Strokes per Flash 1 Detection Rate Trend 28.6 %
Daily Counts
All Flashes 5427 All Strokes 6275 Peak Flash Rate 49 /min @ 01:41:14
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 227 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 228 Peak Strong Flash Rate 0 /min @ N/A
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 124 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 125 Peak Stroke Rate 63 /min @ 02:29:01
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 3464 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 4169 Peak Noise Rate 33 /min @ 03:13:22
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 1612 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 1753    
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