Smith Mountain Lake Weather

Lightning

Lightning Detection Page
Updated: Sunday, July 05, 2015  @  5:01:47 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:
Distant (475-587 mi)  Severe T-Storm  to the West-Northwest at 286 (055 strokes/min/°, Energy: 78%, Severity: 139, CG%: 76%)
Regional (19-27 mi)  T-Shower  to the East-Southeast at 122 (017 strokes/min/°, Energy: 116%, Severity: 2, CG%: 71%)
Distant (126-248 mi)  T-Shower  to the South-Southwest at 200 (030 strokes/min/°, Energy: 76%, Severity: 12, CG%: 86%)
Distant (229-353 mi)  T-Shower  to the Northwest at 314 (020 strokes/min/°, Energy: 83%, Severity: 17, CG%: 86%)
Rates
Flash Rate: 14/min
Stroke Rate: 15/min
Noise Rate: 1/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 952
+CG Flashes: 48
-CG Flashes: 613
+IC Flashes: 168
-IC Flashes: 123
Strong Flashes: 0
Total Strokes: 1243
+CG Strokes: 56
-CG Strokes: 858
+IC Strokes: 196
-IC Strokes: 133
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1.38
Current Storms: 3
Num of Red Alerts: 0
Num of Yellow Alerts: 1
Flash Rate Trend: 23.5%
Stroke Rate Trend: 5.3%
Detection Rate Trend: 5.3%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 3517
All Strokes: 4438
+ve CG Flashes: 422
-ve CG Flashes: 1891
+ve IC Flashes: 817
-ve IC Flashes: 387
+ve CG Strokes: 439
-ve CG Strokes: 2517
+ve IC Strokes: 1031
-ve IC Strokes: 434
   
   
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 44/min @ 3:30:58 PM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 0/min @ 12:00:01 AM
Peak Stroke Rate: 75/min @ 3:31:29 PM
Peak Noise Rate: 20/min @ 3:31:08 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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