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@ 24-Feb-2024 12:10am
Temp Change: °F /hr
Night time, Dry, Clear skies  Night time, Dry, Clear skies
Feels Like: 59 °F
Humidity: 35%Decreased 4% since last hour.
Dew Point: 31.7 °FDecreased 2.7°F since last hour.
Wind: Calm

Gust: 0.0 mph
Pressure: 30.02 in Falling 0.003 inHg/hour
Solar Rad: 0%
0 W/m2
UV Index: 0.0
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Rain Rate: 0.000 in
Rain Month: 1.63 in
Rain Year: 2.88 in


Sunrise: 7:02 am
Sunset: 6:19 pm
Moonrise: 5:50 pm
Moonset: 7:23 am
Full Moon
Full Moon, Moon age: 14 days,7 hours,20 minutes,100%

Daily Min/Max

Today's High Temp: 59.4°F
Today's Low Temp: 58.3°F
Today's High Humidity: 37%
Today's Low Humidity: 35%
Today's High Dewpoint: 32.4°F
Today's Low Dewpoint: 31.4°F
Today's High Barometric Pressure: 30.022 in/Hg
Today's Low Barometric Pressure: 30.017 in/Hg
Today's High Wind Speed: 0.0 mph
High UV:
High Solar:
0 W/m2
Today's High Rain Rate: 0.000 in/min
Today's High
Hourly Rain Rate:
0.000 in/hr
Days Since
Last Rain:
13 Days

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12 Hour Lightning Flash Rate History:
The yellow number is the peak flash rate count and the time it occurred.
lightning 12 hour flash history

This is a graph of the lightning activity over the last 12 hours.  The darker green lines represents -CG flashes,
while the cyan represents +CG. (CG) = Cloud to Ground Lightning flashes. 
Blue is +IC and pink is -IC. (IC) = Inter/Intra Cloud Lightning flashes.

Updated:  24-Feb-2024 12:10am  @    
Detector Status:
There is no significant activity going on.
Cloud to Ground Flash* Color Key:
  <60 sec     < 5 min  
  <10 min     <15 min 
  <30 min     <60 min  
* See Table below (Lightning Flash Analysis Key) to identify all strike classifications displayed on this map
Lightning Map
lightning Map
Storm Analytical Key:
Storm Cells:
No Storms Detected
Flash Rate: 0/min
Stroke Rate: 0/min
Noise Rate: 1/min
Flashes in last 60 min Strokes in last 60 min Current Information
Total Flashes: 7
+CG Flashes: 1
-CG Flashes: 1
+IC Flashes: 3
-IC Flashes: 2
Strong Flashes: 0
Total Strokes: 7
+CG Strokes: 1
-CG Strokes: 1
+IC Strokes: 3
-IC Strokes: 2
CID Strokes: 0
Ratio of Strokes per Flash: 1
Current Storms: 0
Close Storms: 0
Num of Red Alerts: 0
Num of Yellow Alerts: 0
Flash Rate Trend: 0%
Stroke Rate Trend: 0%
Detection Rate Trend: 0%
Daily Records
All Flashes: 1
All Strokes: 1
All CID: 0
All Strong Flashes: 0
All Noises: 9
+ve IC Flashes: 0
-ve IC Flashes: 1
+ve CG Flashes: 0
-ve CG Flashes: 0
+ve IC Strokes: 0
-ve IC Strokes: 1
+ve CG Strokes: 0
-ve CG Strokes: 0
Daily Record Rates
Peak Flash Rate: 1/min @ 12:03:18 AM
Peak Strong Flash Rate: 0/min @ 12:00:00 AM
Peak Stroke Rate: 1/min @ 12:03:17 AM
Peak CID Rate: 0/min @ 12:00:00 AM
Peak Noise Rate: 3/min @ 12:05:29 AM
All Time Record Rates
Record Flash Count: 344/min @ 5:59:54 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2022
Record Strong Flash Count: 4/min @ 9:21:41 PM on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Record Stroke Count: 3032/min @ 6:36:56 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2022
Record CID Count: 3/min @ 4:02:44 PM on Friday, August 12, 2022
Record Noise Count: 2242/min @ 6:37:54 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2022
All Time Daily Records
Record Total Flash Count: 75807 on Friday, August 12, 2022
Record Total Strong Flash Count: 96 on Thursday, August 18, 2022
Record Total Stroke Count: 240342 on Saturday, July 30, 2022
Record Total CID Count: 17 on Saturday, July 30, 2022
Record Total Noise Count: 186156 on Saturday, July 30, 2022
More Lightning & Storm Information:
Southwestern U.S Lightning Forecast:
Lightning Forecast
Lightning forecast map courtesy of the NWS
Disclaimer: Do NOT ever base important decisions on this data
L2K Display script courtesy of Matangi Weather
Charts by Highcharts
L2k   v1.52

Real time lightning detection is here, just in time to track the monsoon season thunderstorms. The lightning detection system consists of a Boltek™ lightning detector with lightning analysis performed by Lightning 2000™ from Aninoquisi Software.

Page Updates Every 1 to 2 Minutes:
Number in upper left corner of display represents the number of Flashes in the last minute.
The bar above count Number represents the storm threat potential;
Green = Low Risk , Yellow = Medium Risk and Red = High Risk

Lightning Flash Analysis Key

Type of Lightning BoltFlash
  + (CG)   Postive Cloud to Ground Flashes < 1 Min Last 5 Min Last
10 Min
  - (CG)   Negative Cloud to Ground Flashes < 1 Min Last 5 Min Last
10 Min
  + (CG)   Postive Intercloud/Intracloud Flashes < 1 Min Last 5 Min Last
10 Min
  - (CG)   Negative Intercloud/Intracloud Flashes < 1 Min Last 5 Min Last
10 Min
 - + (CID)   Compact Intercloud Discharge Flashes < 1 Min Last 5 Min Last
10 Min
    Step Leader Lightning Strikes < 1 Min Last 5 Min Last
10 Min

For Lightning flashes 10 minutes or older, the flashes appear in the following colors;

Green (-CG) and Cyan (+CG) denotes cloud-to-ground lightning discharges,
Fuchsia (+ IC) and Purple (- IC) denotes intercloud/intracloud discharges,
(CID) Compact Intercloud discharges will appear Orange
and Step Leader strikes will appear Yellow

At 15 Minutes Flashes appear as squares, At 30 Minutes Flashes appear as (X)'s,
At 60 Minutes Flashes appear as (+)'s.

Note: The Sizes of Flash images decrease with age up to 60 minutes.

Disclaimer Note: We have completed the calibration process of the storm ranging. Most Storms should now be correctly range, although due the limitations of the Boltek single antenna lightning system, some storms may be initially ranged incorrectly. Usually this corrects itself when multiple lightning strikes have occured, this allows a better analysis to be performed by the lightning 2000 software. Remember do not based your outdoor plans or activities solely on the lightning information provided here, this lightning display is for informational purposes only, and not intended to be used, for the protection of life or property. Remember to follow the, Lightning Safety Rules!, especially if thunderstorms are nearby!

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Regional Lightning data/Radar Map Courtesy of Astrogenic and StrikeStar US.
Data supplied by Southwestern Weather Network members and others.

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Humidity or relative humidity measures the amount of water vapor in the air relative to the temperature. It is important in weather because humidity affects how humans feel. A hot, humid day feels hotter because we cannot sweat as effectively. A cool, dry day feels colder because moisture evaporates more easily.

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