Smith Mountain Lake Weather

Lightning

Lightning Detection Page
Updated: Monday, September 26, 2016  @  8:06:28 PM  
Detector Status:
A nearby thundershower has been detected!
Strike Colour Key:
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Lightning Map
lightning Map
Storm Analytical Key:
Storm Cells:
Nearby  T-Shower , the core is just to the North-Northeast
Distant (28-63 mi)  T-Shower  to the West-Southwest at 256 (050 strokes/min/°, Energy: 121%, Severity: 8, CG%: 22%)
Distant (21-52 mi)  T-Shower  to the North-Northeast at 32 (022 strokes/min/°, Energy: 180%, Severity: 3, CG%: 13%)
Rates
Flash Rate: 7/min
Stroke Rate: 32/min
Noise Rate: 15/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 327
+CG Flashes: 38
-CG Flashes: 43
+IC Flashes: 178
-IC Flashes: 68
Strong Flashes: 7
Total Strokes: 952
+CG Strokes: 68
-CG Strokes: 76
+IC Strokes: 492
-IC Strokes: 314
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1.78
Current Storms: 4
Num of Red Alerts: 1
Num of Yellow Alerts: 1
Flash Rate Trend: 75%
Stroke Rate Trend: -5.9%
Detection Rate Trend: -5.9%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 3700
All Strokes: 4795
+ve CG Flashes: 654
-ve CG Flashes: 1245
+ve IC Flashes: 1272
-ve IC Flashes: 527
+ve CG Strokes: 697
-ve CG Strokes: 1510
+ve IC Strokes: 1723
-ve IC Strokes: 807
   
   
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 24/min @ 4:57:23 PM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 1/min @ 7:29:39 PM
Peak Stroke Rate: 67/min @ 7:57:55 PM
Peak Noise Rate: 36/min @ 8:01:23 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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