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Assessment
  Some Nearby Thundershowers (some Nearby flashes)
Strike Age Color Key
Lightning Map
Storm Strength Color Key
Thundershowers Thunderstorms Strong Thunderstorms
Storm Cell Analysis
7 Storms Detected.
Nearby Thundershower, the core is just to the West-Southwest
Distant (94-135 mi.) Thunderstorm to the North-Northeast at 23° (1.32 strokes/min/degree, energy = 84%, severity = 35, CG% = 67%)
Distant (101-144 mi.) Thundershower to the North at 10° (0.78 strokes/min/degree, energy = 81%, severity = 22, CG% = 66%)
Regional (23-43 mi.) Thundershower to the Northwest at 324° (0.50 strokes/min/degree, energy = 113%, severity = 7, CG% = 15%)
Nearby (5-25 mi.) Thundershower to the West-Southwest at 258° (0.44 strokes/min/degree, energy = 138%, severity = 5, CG% = 14%)
Nearby (0-20 mi.) Thundershower to the Southwest at 224° (1.40 strokes/min/degree, energy = 145%, severity = 13, CG% = 21%)
Distant (138-218 mi.) Thundershower to the West-Southwest at 242° (0.10 strokes/min/degree, energy = 114%, severity = 4, CG% = 6%)
Lightning Rates
Flash Rate:
27 /minute
Stroke Rate:
99 /minute
Noise Rate:
22 /minute
Flashes in the last 60 minutes Strokes in the last 60 minutes Current Information
Total Flashes 2442 Total Strokes 4342 Current Storms 4
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 183 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 272 Number of Red Alerts 1
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 1093 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 1651 Number of Yellow Alerts 6
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 728 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 1456 Flash Rate Trend -20.6 %
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 438 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 957 Stroke Rate Trend 96.2 %
Strong Flashes 19 Ratio of Strokes per Flash 3.67 Detection Rate Trend 96.2 %
Daily Counts
All Flashes 9883 All Strokes 13521 Peak Flash Rate 79 /min @ 22:27:41
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 879 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 1103 Peak Strong Flash Rate 3 /min @ 23:09:43
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 4768 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 6405 Peak Stroke Rate 147 /min @ 23:14:17
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 2605 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 3712 Peak Noise Rate 47 /min @ 23:14:14
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 1625 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 2286    
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