The image below is a screenshot of current lightning data and updated every 5 minutes. On this image, calculated locations of thunderstorms can be seen. Based on classification criteria, a green, yellow or red diamond will appear where thunderstorm locations are predicted by the detector software.  The map will automatically adjust the range to provide the best view of the current activity from 25 - 1200 km.

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Thunderstorm Color Strike rate/min Classification
Green 1-10 Weak  Yellow 11-49 Moderate   Red > 50 Strong or Severe

A
Storm identification number V-4474. Dominating CG strike polarity is positive, last recorded strike rate per minute = 1, the strike rate per minute is not changing. The storm is categorized as Weak.
B
Storm identification number V-2441.  Dominating CG strike polarity is negative, latest recorded strike rate per minute =10, the strike rate is increasing.  It is categorized as Moderate.

C
 The same storm as 'B' a few minutes later. Dominating CG strike polarity is negative, latest recorded strike rate per minute = 16, no detectable change  in strike rate. It is now categorized as Strong or Severe

 

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