Live lightning and storm data
(NOT to be relied upon for protection of life or property)
Static snapshot - updated every 1 minute
+CG Positive cloud to ground strike
+IC Positive in cloud or intracloud strike
-CG Negative cloud to ground strike
-IC Negative in cloud or intracloud strike
Due to its long continuing current, a positive cloud to ground stroke (+CG) is considered to be one of the most dangerous forms of lightning and is often the cause of lightning initiated fires and human deaths.
Distance and direction accuracy reduces in storms over 300 miles from the station.