Lightning Strike Map - USA


Lightning Strike Map USA
           
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Lightning Probability Forecast Map - Southeast


Lightning Probability Map Northwest


Lightning Density

Lightning by Month
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Lightning by Hour
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Above are delayed static images of Lightning strikes.
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How does Lightning Detection work?
There is a network of lightning detectors around the United States monitoring for lightning strikes. These detectors all send their data to a central server where software triangulates their data and presents the results in near real-time on the image above.


Information courtesy of ...
Vaisala - Free Lightning Explorer
National Weather Service