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Lightning Activity in Columbus, Ohio and Vicinity

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NowCast Text
Lightning/2000 v6.6.2 NOWcast (Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9:22:57 PM EDT) Assessment: A distant thundershower No red alerts No yellow alerts 1 storm detected distant (98-155 mi.) thundershower to the Southwest at 232 (0.07 strokes/min/degree, energy = 91%, severity = 2, CG% = 84%) 2 strokes per minute 4 strokes in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.8/min.) 8 strokes in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.8/min.) 21 strokes in past 20 mins. (avg. 1.1/min.) 33 strokes in past 30 mins. (avg. 1.1/min.) 87 strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 1.5/min.) 0 IC strokes per minute 1 IC stroke in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 25.0% of total strokes 1 IC stroke in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 12.5% of total strokes 4 IC strokes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 19.0% of total strokes 5 IC strokes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 15.2% of total strokes 15 IC strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.3/min.): 17.2% of total strokes 0 +IC strokes per minute 1 +IC stroke in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 100.0% of IC strokes 1 +IC stroke in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 100.0% of IC strokes 3 +IC strokes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 75.0% of IC strokes 4 +IC strokes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 80.0% of IC strokes 7 +IC strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 46.7% of IC strokes 0 -IC strokes per minute 0 -IC strokes in past 5 mins. 0 -IC strokes in past 10 mins. 1 -IC stroke in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.05/min.): 25.0% of IC strokes 1 -IC stroke in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.): 20.0% of IC strokes 8 -IC strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 53.3% of IC strokes 2 CG strokes per minute: 100.0% of total strokes 3 CG strokes in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.6/min.): 75.0% of total strokes 7 CG strokes in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.7/min.): 87.5% of total strokes 17 CG strokes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.9/min.): 81.0% of total strokes 28 CG strokes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.9/min.): 84.8% of total strokes 72 CG strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 1.2/min.): 82.8% of total strokes 0 +CG strokes per minute 0 +CG strokes in past 5 mins. 0 +CG strokes in past 10 mins. 0 +CG strokes in past 20 mins. 0 +CG strokes in past 30 mins. 1 +CG stroke in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.02/min.): 1.4% of CG strokes 2 -CG strokes per minute: 100.0% of CG strokes 3 -CG strokes in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.6/min.): 100.0% of CG strokes 7 -CG strokes in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.7/min.): 100.0% of CG strokes 17 -CG strokes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.9/min.): 100.0% of CG strokes 28 -CG strokes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.9/min.): 100.0% of CG strokes 71 -CG strokes in past 60 mins. (avg. 1.2/min.): 98.6% of CG strokes 0 CID strokes in past 60 mins. 1 Total flash per minute 3 Total flashes in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.6/min.) 7 Total flashes in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.7/min.) 20 Total flashes in past 20 mins. (avg. 1.0/min.) 32 Total flashes in past 30 mins. (avg. 1.1/min.) 82 Total flashes in past 60 mins. (avg. 1.4/min.) 1 CG flash per minute: 100.0% of total flashes 2 CG flashes in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.4/min.): 66.7% of total flashes 6 CG flashes in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.6/min.): 85.7% of total flashes 16 CG flashes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.8/min.): 80.0% of total flashes 27 CG flashes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.9/min.): 84.4% of total flashes 67 CG flashes in past 60 mins. (avg. 1.1/min.): 81.7% of total flashes 0 +CG flashes per minute 0 +CG flashes in past 5 mins. 0 +CG flashes in past 10 mins. 0 +CG flashes in past 20 mins. 0 +CG flashes in past 30 mins. 1 +CG flash in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.02/min.): 1.5% of CG flashes 1 -CG flash per minute: 100.0% of CG flashes 2 -CG flashes in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.4/min.): 100.0% of CG flashes 6 -CG flashes in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.6/min.): 100.0% of CG flashes 16 -CG flashes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.8/min.): 100.0% of CG flashes 27 -CG flashes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.9/min.): 100.0% of CG flashes 66 -CG flashes in past 60 mins. (avg. 1.1/min.): 98.5% of CG flashes 0 IC flashes per minute 1 IC flash in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 33.3% of total flashes 1 IC flash in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 14.3% of total flashes 4 IC flashes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 20.0% of total flashes 5 IC flashes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 15.6% of total flashes 15 IC flashes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.3/min.): 18.3% of total flashes 0 +IC flashes per minute 1 +IC flash in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 100.0% of IC flashes 1 +IC flash in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 100.0% of IC flashes 3 +IC flashes in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.2/min.): 75.0% of IC flashes 4 +IC flashes in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 80.0% of IC flashes 7 +IC flashes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 46.7% of IC flashes 0 -IC flashes per minute 0 -IC flashes in past 5 mins. 0 -IC flashes in past 10 mins. 1 -IC flash in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.05/min.): 25.0% of IC flashes 1 -IC flash in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.03/min.): 20.0% of IC flashes 8 -IC flashes in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.1/min.): 53.3% of IC flashes 0 Nearby flashes in past 60 mins. Energy of 1.9 in the last minute (ratio 94%, squelch = 1) Energy of 3.7 in past 5 mins. (ratio 91%, avg. 0.7/min.) Energy of 7.5 in past 10 mins. (ratio 94%, avg. 0.8/min.) Energy of 18.5 in past 20 mins. (ratio 88%, avg. 0.9/min.) Energy of 34.8 in past 30 mins. (ratio 106%, avg. 1.2/min.) Energy of 85.7 in past 60 mins. (ratio 98%, avg. 1.4/min.) 1 noise per minute (33.3%) 2 noises in past 5 mins. (avg. 0.4/min., 33.3%) 2 noises in past 10 mins. (avg. 0.2/min., 20.0%) 3 noises in past 20 mins. (avg. 0.2/min., 12.5%) 5 noises in past 30 mins. (avg. 0.2/min., 13.2%) 15 noises in past 60 mins. (avg. 0.3/min., 14.7%) weatherUSA Lightning Detection System - Columbus, Ohio Lightning/2000 copyright 2014, Aninoquisi (http://www.aninoquisi.com)
Daily Summary Text
Lightning/2000 v6.6.2 Summary (Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9:22:57 PM EDT) Since midnight (1283.0 mins.): Total strokes: 3874 (avg. 3.0/min.) Intracloud/Intercloud strokes: 922 - 23.8% (avg. 0.7/min.) +IC: 319 - 34.6% (avg. 0.2/min.) -IC: 603 - 65.4% (avg. 0.5/min.) Cloud to ground strokes: 2952 - 76.2% (avg. 2.3/min.) +CG: 152 - 5.1% (avg. 0.1/min.) -CG: 2800 - 94.9% (avg. 2.2/min.) Compact Intercloud Discharge: 0 Total flashes: 3041 (avg. 2.4/min.) Cloud to ground flashes: 2181 - 71.7% (avg. 1.7/min.) +CG flashes: 146 - 6.7% (avg. 0.1/min.) -CG flashes: 2035 - 93.3% (avg. 1.6/min.) Intercloud/Intracloud flashes: 860 - 28.3% (avg. 0.7/min.) +IC flashes: 306 - 35.6% (avg. 0.2/min.) -IC flashes: 554 - 64.4% (avg. 0.4/min.) Total nearby flashes: 0 Total noises: 300 (avg. 0.2/min., 7.2%) Total energy: 4007 (avg. 3.1/min., 103%, squelch = 1) 24.3 minutes under yellow general alert No red general alerts 38.4 minutes under yellow storm range alert 24.3 minutes under red storm range alert No stroke rate alerts No stroke % alerts No CG % alerts No +CG % alerts No -CG % alerts No IC % alerts No +IC % alerts No -IC % alerts No CG stroke rate alerts No +CG stroke rate alerts No -CG stroke rate alerts No IC stroke rate alerts No +IC stroke rate alerts No -IC stroke rate alerts No CID stroke rate alerts No total flash rate alerts No CG flash rate alerts No +CG flash rate alerts No -CG flash rate alerts No IC flash rate alerts No +IC flash rate alerts No -IC flash rate alerts No nearby rate alerts 7.8 minutes under yellow energy rate alert 0.4 minutes under red energy rate alert Peak stroke count: 32 at 4:29:37 PM Peak CG stroke count: 25 at 4:29:37 PM Peak +CG stroke count: 4 at 2:58:32 AM Peak -CG stroke count: 25 at 4:29:37 PM Peak IC stroke count: 10 at 4:25:38 PM Peak +IC stroke count: 7 at 4:25:38 PM Peak -IC stroke count: 7 at 4:30:13 PM Peak total flash count: 20 at 4:23:00 PM Peak CG flash count: 14 at 4:53:17 PM Peak +CG flash count: 4 at 2:58:33 AM Peak -CG flash count: 14 at 4:53:17 PM Peak IC flash count: 9 at 4:25:40 PM Peak +IC flash count: 6 at 4:25:40 PM Peak -IC flash count: 6 at 12:57:01 PM Peak nearby flash count: 0 Peak CID stroke count: 0 Peak noise count: 3 at 12:58:18 AM Peak energy count: 14 at 4:52:28 PM Peak energy ratio: 478% at 5:12:57 PM Peak signal strength: 180 at 5:12:57 PM Archive data: 3838 daily archive files weatherUSA Lightning Detection System - Columbus, Ohio Lightning/2000 copyright 2014, Aninoquisi (http://www.aninoquisi.com)