Local Lightning


Local Lightning Strikes

Local Lightning Strikes

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Regional Lightning Strikes Loop

Regional Lightning Strikes



National Lightning Strikes Loop

National Lightning Strikes


Lightning Terms

  • -IC - Negative in cloud or intracloud strike

  • +IC - Positive in cloud or intracloud strike

  • -CG - Negative cloud to ground strike

  • +CG - Positive cloud to ground strike. Due to its long continuing current, a positive cloud to ground strike is considered to be one of the most dangerous forms of lightning and is often the cause of lightning initiated fires and human deaths.


Lightning Links

  • Discharge Lightning Analysis - Discharge will parse the archives generated by Astrogenic's NexStorm and create html reports based upon the data. Gives a history of pervious lightning storms.

  • NexStorm Online - Live lightning detectors in North America. Click on the map for the area that you want to view.

  • StrikeStar North East USA - StrikeStar is a network of Boltek lightning detectors around the United States. These detectors all send their data to our central server where the StrikeStar software developed by Astrogenic Systems triangulates their data and presents the results in near real-time.

Blackmore WX METAR

Blackmore WX METAR


Local RADAR Loop

Local RADAR Loop


State RADAR Loop

State RADAR Loop


US Atlantic Coast Loop

Atlantic Ocean IR SAT Image


National RADAR Loop

National RADAR Loop



Regional IR SAT Loop


World IR SAT

World IR SAT Image


Virginia Coastal METAR

Current Virginia Coastal Area Weather

Florida METAR
East Cost METAR