Smith Mountain Lake Weather

Lightning

Lightning Detection Page
Updated: Tuesday, September 02, 2014  @  2:48:33 PM  
Detector Status:
A distant thunderstorm has been detected.
Strike Colour Key:
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Lightning Map
lightning Map
Storm Analytical Key:
Storm Cells:
Distant (370-525 mi)  Strong T-Storm  to the North-Northwest at 346 (039 strokes/min/°, Energy: 73%, Severity: 77, CG%: 81%)
Distant (169-244 mi)  T-Shower  to the Southwest at 233 (036 strokes/min/°, Energy: 87%, Severity: 16, CG%: 81%)
Distant (141-202 mi)  T-Shower  to the West-Southwest at 240 (037 strokes/min/°, Energy: 76%, Severity: 14, CG%: 79%)
Rates
Flash Rate: 12/min
Stroke Rate: 13/min
Noise Rate: 1/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 553
+CG Flashes: 22
-CG Flashes: 412
+IC Flashes: 54
-IC Flashes: 65
Strong Flashes: 0
Total Strokes: 626
+CG Strokes: 22
-CG Strokes: 480
+IC Strokes: 55
-IC Strokes: 69
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1.16
Current Storms: 4
Num of Red Alerts: 0
Num of Yellow Alerts: 0
Flash Rate Trend: -25%
Stroke Rate Trend: -27.8%
Detection Rate Trend: -27.8%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 2479
All Strokes: 2737
+ve CG Flashes: 293
-ve CG Flashes: 1797
+ve IC Flashes: 186
-ve IC Flashes: 203
+ve CG Strokes: 298
-ve CG Strokes: 2017
+ve IC Strokes: 189
-ve IC Strokes: 216
   
   
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 21/min @ 2:40:54 PM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 0/min @ 12:00:00 AM
Peak Stroke Rate: 26/min @ 2:44:23 PM
Peak Noise Rate: 6/min @ 3:33:52 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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