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Assessment
  Some Distant Thundershowers
Strike Age Color Key
Lightning Map
Storm Strength Color Key
Thundershowers Thunderstorms Strong Thunderstorms
Storm Cell Analysis
2 Storms Detected.
Distant (161-229 mi.) Thundershower to the Southeast at 127° (0.43 strokes/min/degree, energy = 78%, severity = 18, CG% = 72%)
Distant (160-241 mi.) Thundershower to the Southeast at 137° (0.20 strokes/min/degree, energy = 83%, severity = 8, CG% = 68%)
Lightning Rates
Flash Rate:
9 /minute
Stroke Rate:
13 /minute
Noise Rate:
0 /minute
Flashes in the last 60 minutes Strokes in the last 60 minutes Current Information
Total Flashes 212 Total Strokes 250 Current Storms 2
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 47 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 51 Number of Red Alerts 0
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 92 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 124 Number of Yellow Alerts 0
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 53 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 55 Flash Rate Trend 400 %
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 20 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 20 Stroke Rate Trend 550 %
Strong Flashes 0 Ratio of Strokes per Flash 1.44 Detection Rate Trend 550 %
Daily Counts
All Flashes 1805 All Strokes 1915 Peak Flash Rate 11 /min @ 17:12:28
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 249 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 262 Peak Strong Flash Rate 0 /min @ N/A
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 850 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 935 Peak Stroke Rate 14 /min @ 19:05:27
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 413 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 421 Peak Noise Rate 4 /min @ 02:29:43
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 293 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 297    
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