Where are the Most Extraordinary Lightning Megaflashes in the Americas?

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NOAA’s Geostationary Lightning Mapper routinely observes extraordinary lightning “megaflashes” that exceed the extent and duration records from ground-based measurements.

Corresponding author: Michael Peterson (mpeterson@lanl.gov), B241, P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM, 87545

Capsule Summary

NOAA’s Geostationary Lightning Mapper routinely observes extraordinary lightning “megaflashes” that exceed the extent and duration records from ground-based measurements.

Corresponding author: Michael Peterson (mpeterson@lanl.gov), B241, P.O. Box 1663 Los Alamos, NM, 87545
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