Smith Mountain Lake Weather

Lightning

Lightning Detection Page
Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2016  @  4:25:22 PM  
Detector Status:
A regional thundershower has been detected.
Strike Colour Key:
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Lightning Map
lightning Map
Storm Analytical Key:
Storm Cells:
Regional (22-34 mi)  T-Storm  to the South-Southwest at 196 (371 strokes/min/°, Energy: 120%, Severity: 49, CG%: 50%)
Distant (127-183 mi)  T-Shower  to the Southwest at 214 (038 strokes/min/°, Energy: 96%, Severity: 13, CG%: 71%)
Distant (48-71 mi)  T-Shower  to the South-Southwest at 203 (128 strokes/min/°, Energy: 108%, Severity: 23, CG%: 38%)
Rates
Flash Rate: 34/min
Stroke Rate: 42/min
Noise Rate: 18/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 1656
+CG Flashes: 143
-CG Flashes: 616
+IC Flashes: 640
-IC Flashes: 257
Strong Flashes: 0
Total Strokes: 2449
+CG Strokes: 163
-CG Strokes: 1060
+IC Strokes: 890
-IC Strokes: 335
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1.61
Current Storms: 3
Num of Red Alerts: 0
Num of Yellow Alerts: 1
Flash Rate Trend: -10%
Stroke Rate Trend: -33.3%
Detection Rate Trend: -33.3%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 3226
All Strokes: 4292
+ve CG Flashes: 808
-ve CG Flashes: 1077
+ve IC Flashes: 981
-ve IC Flashes: 359
+ve CG Strokes: 836
-ve CG Strokes: 1722
+ve IC Strokes: 1256
-ve IC Strokes: 446
   
   
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 54/min @ 3:55:33 PM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 0/min @ No peak count recorded yet
Peak Stroke Rate: 85/min @ 3:55:31 PM
Peak Noise Rate: 24/min @ 4:13:26 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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