Lightning Detector Status Screen

This display will update once a minute, and has several controls that you can adjust. Across the top of the screen are three controls:

History - Determines either the past 30 minutes, or the past 60 minutes of lightning activity that is to be replayed.

View Range -
    "Full" - displays all lightning activity within a 375 mile range of Rochester, N.Y.
   "Zoom" - displays all lightning activity within a 180 mile range of Rochester, N.Y.

Event Loop -
   "Run" - starts the replay of all lightning strikes that occurred within the timeframe selected by the "History" setting.
   "Stop" - stops the replay, and returns the display to the current time.

NOTE:  If there has been no activity within the timeframe selected under "History", the "Run" button will not work.

 

 

              TERMS USED IN THE FOLLOWING DISPLAY

"Strikes Total" is number of Strikes in the selected History Period.

+ CG Positive cloud to ground strike                 - CG Negative cloud to ground strike

+ IC Positive in cloud or intra-cloud strike         - IC Negative in cloud or intra-cloud strike