Lightning Mapping Observations in Central Oklahoma

  title={Lightning Mapping Observations in Central Oklahoma},
  author={Paul R. Krehbiel and Ronald J. Thomas and William Rison and Timothy D. Hamlin and Jeremiah Harlin and Michael L Davis},
Great Plains storms are well known for their ability to produce severe weather. They are also prodigious producers of lightning. Just how prodigious has been vividly illustrated by recent observations in central Oklahoma with a new GPS-based lightning mapping system. The observations are useful not only for studying storm electri cation but also provide a valuable indicator of storm structure and intensity. Lightning can be mapped in three spatial dimensions by measuring the arrival times of… CONTINUE READING