Monthly Archives: May 2019

Can GLM Total Lightning help with warning for non-supercell (landspout) tornadoes? A case from Iowa on 29 May 2019.

by Ed Szoke and Dan Bikos Total lightning (in-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning) is available to forecasters from the Global Lightning Mapper (GLM) onboard GOES-16 and GOES-17.  Unlike cloud-to-ground lightning, the amount of in-cloud lightning is related to updraft strength, and … Continue reading

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