Smith Mountain Lake Weather

Lightning

Lightning Detection Page
Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014  @  2:12:28 AM  
Detector Status:
There is no significant activity going on.
Strike Colour Key:
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Lightning Map
lightning Map
Storm Analytical Key:
Storm Cells:
Distant (127-177 mi)  T-Shower  to the West-Southwest at 238 (003 strokes/min/°, Energy: 73%, Severity: 1, CG%: 78%)
Rates
Flash Rate: 1/min
Stroke Rate: 1/min
Noise Rate: 0/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 141
+CG Flashes: 61
-CG Flashes: 49
+IC Flashes: 17
-IC Flashes: 14
Strong Flashes: 0
Total Strokes: 143
+CG Strokes: 63
-CG Strokes: 49
+IC Strokes: 17
-IC Strokes: 14
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1.02
Current Storms: 0
Num of Red Alerts: 0
Num of Yellow Alerts: 0
Flash Rate Trend: -50%
Stroke Rate Trend: -50%
Detection Rate Trend: -50%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 474
All Strokes: 495
+ve CG Flashes: 122
-ve CG Flashes: 236
+ve IC Flashes: 70
-ve IC Flashes: 46
+ve CG Strokes: 128
-ve CG Strokes: 242
+ve IC Strokes: 72
-ve IC Strokes: 46
   
   
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 15/min @ 12:01:19 AM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 0/min @ 12:00:00 AM
Peak Stroke Rate: 15/min @ 12:01:11 AM
Peak Noise Rate: 5/min @ 12:15:08 AM
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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