Smith Mountain Lake Weather

Lightning

Lightning Detection Page
Updated: Sunday, May 01, 2016  @  9:19:53 PM  
Detector Status:
Some distant thunderstorms have been detected.
Strike Colour Key:
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Lightning Map
lightning Map
Storm Analytical Key:
Storm Cells:
Distant (182-249 mi)  T-Storm  to the North-Northwest at 334 (097 strokes/min/°, Energy: 99%, Severity: 48, CG%: 52%)
Distant (218-321 mi)  T-Storm  to the West-Northwest at 284 (068 strokes/min/°, Energy: 82%, Severity: 51, CG%: 76%)
Distant (175-275 mi)  T-Shower  to the West-Northwest at 302 (013 strokes/min/°, Energy: 90%, Severity: 7, CG%: 37%)
Rates
Flash Rate: 45/min
Stroke Rate: 64/min
Noise Rate: 24/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 2006
+CG Flashes: 159
-CG Flashes: 813
+IC Flashes: 636
-IC Flashes: 398
Strong Flashes: 0
Total Strokes: 3039
+CG Strokes: 187
-CG Strokes: 1446
+IC Strokes: 916
-IC Strokes: 490
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1.68
Current Storms: 4
Num of Red Alerts: 0
Num of Yellow Alerts: 3
Flash Rate Trend: 9.5%
Stroke Rate Trend: 1.5%
Detection Rate Trend: 1.5%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 5779
All Strokes: 7272
+ve CG Flashes: 724
-ve CG Flashes: 2773
+ve IC Flashes: 1421
-ve IC Flashes: 861
+ve CG Strokes: 801
-ve CG Strokes: 3733
+ve IC Strokes: 1754
-ve IC Strokes: 976
   
   
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 63/min @ 9:12:06 PM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 0/min @ No peak count recorded yet
Peak Stroke Rate: 103/min @ 9:01:29 PM
Peak Noise Rate: 25/min @ 9:19:38 PM
All Time Records
Record Flash Count: 809/min @ 6:21:15 PM on Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Record Noise Count: 55141/min @ 12:27:18 AM on Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Record Stroke Count: 2662/min @ 7:29:32 PM on Monday, December 10, 2012
Graph:
U.S Lightning Forecast:
Lightning Forecast
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