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Tracking 5 storm cells


Cell ID W-249 detected at 4:03 PM from 260.5° at a distance of 4 miles. Storm is strong and intensifying.
Cell ID O-632 detected at 4:10 PM from 190.2° at a distance of 1 miles. Storm is weak and steady.
Cell ID Q-5165 detected at 3:39 PM from 240.3° at a distance of 4 miles. Storm is strong and intensifying.
Cell ID M-4954 detected at 3:35 PM from 210.5° at a distance of 19 miles. Storm is moderate and intensifying.
Cell ID W-6289 detected at 3:58 PM from 297.4° at a distance of 4 miles. Storm is weak and undetermined.

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Map Legend

Nexstorm can identify both approximate range and type of lightning. Cloud to Ground is obviously much more dangerous than intracloud. Both show how much energy in a storm cell.

+CG Positive cloud to ground strike | -CG Negative cloud to ground strike
+IG Positive intracloud strike | -IG Negative intracloud strike

TRAC key  
Storm ID Key:
Dashed CircleStrike Rate/MinClassification
Green1-10Weak
Yellow11-49Moderate
Red>50Severe
J-3226 is a computer assigned identifier.
- or + indicates dominating strike polarity.
10 indicates last recorded strike rate.
^ - v indicates if storm is increasing, steady, or decreasing.

 
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