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GOES-16 LIGHTNING IMAGERY FROM SEVERE STORMS APRIL 28-29, 2017

GOES-16’s Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) captured this electrifying imagery of the lightning associated with the recent severe weather over the Mississippi Valley and southern Plains this past weekend. (The animation begins at approximately noon on Friday, April 28, 2017, and ends at midnight on Saturday, April, 29). According to a variety of media reports, the storms caused the deaths of at least 13 people, produced widespread heavy rain resulting in flash floods, high winds that down trees and left thousands without power, a late-season blizzard in Kansas, and several tornadoes.

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Posted on May 6, 2017, in JeffreyW. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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