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Hurricane Harvey Lightning as seen by GOES-16

September 1, 2017 09:58 AM

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Created by Michael Peterson, CICS-MD & NOAA

GOES-16 records lightning in Hurricane Harvey it makes landfall in Texas. Unprecedented geostationary lightning imaging technology in the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) provides a continuous view of the total lightning activity over the course of multiple days that supplement high-frequency infrared observations from the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) as the hurricane comes ashore. To see the full video, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG6jXYOxKPE&feature=player_embedded.

 

 

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