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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
4 Storms Detected.
Distant (203-289 mi.) Thundershower to the Southeast at 136° (0.35 strokes/min/degree, energy = 86%, severity = 22, CG% = 60%)
Distant (187-266 mi.) Thundershower to the Southeast at 128° (0.52 strokes/min/degree, energy = 87%, severity = 28, CG% = 68%)
Distant (26-46 mi.) Thundershower to the East-Southeast at 114° (0.32 strokes/min/degree, energy = 86%, severity = 5, CG% = 81%)
Distant (105-166 mi.) Thundershower to the South-Southeast at 152° (0.12 strokes/min/degree, energy = 97%, severity = 4, CG% = 80%)
Lightning Rates
Flash Rate:
4 /minute
Stroke Rate:
4 /minute
Noise Rate:
1 /minute
Flashes in the last 60 minutes Strokes in the last 60 minutes Current Information
Total Flashes 744 Total Strokes 981 Current Storms 4
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 46 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 65 Number of Red Alerts 0
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 475 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 665 Number of Yellow Alerts 0
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 138 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 157 Flash Rate Trend -61.5 %
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 85 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 94 Stroke Rate Trend -70.6 %
Strong Flashes 0 Ratio of Strokes per Flash 1 Detection Rate Trend -70.6 %
Daily Counts
All Flashes 21937 All Strokes 48624 Peak Flash Rate 119 /min @ 01:13:14
+ Cloud to Ground Flashes 1550 + Cloud to Ground Strokes 2889 Peak Strong Flash Rate 4 /min @ 01:11:22
- Cloud to Ground Flashes 9454 - Cloud to Ground Strokes 17972 Peak Stroke Rate 401 /min @ 01:22:52
+ Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 6310 + Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 16556 Peak Noise Rate 141 /min @ 01:34:52
- Inter/Intra Cloud Flashes 4572 - Inter/Intra Cloud Strokes 11032    
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 3752 /minute @ 18:31:14  on Friday, March 27, 2015
Graph of Activity (if there is current actvity)
South Central U.S. Lightning Forecast