Science Earth Sciences Atmospheric Sciences Meteorology Weather Phenomena Thunderstorms and Lightning
This category is for sites about thunderstorms and lightning including red sprites, blue jets, ball lightning, fulgurites, lightning pictures other lightning phenomena.
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Shows real-time lightning activity in the North Sea using a sensor located in Bergen, Norway.
Boltek Lightning Detectors
Boltek StormTracker and LD-250 Lightning Detectors display lightning strikes live on a map of your area. Can detect and track thunderstorms up to 300 miles away, right from your personal computer.
Colorado Lightning Resource Center
Resource for lightning information for the state of Colorado. Knowing more about lightning, its causes, and some basic safety rules can help you and your family avoid needless exposure to the dangers of lightning. From NOAA, a government site.
EUCLID: European Cooperation for Lightning Detection
Information and links to lightning detection networks across Europe. View real-time maps of lightning activity in Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Slovakia, Norway, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Slovenia.
Florida Media Communications: Lightning Tracker
Real-time lightning detector for an area within a 300 mile radius from Tampa, Florida.
Infography about Lightning
Sources recommended by a professor who specializes in the study of lightning.
Information Please: Lightning
A short brief on lightning lore, statistics, and safety tips.
A short compendium of information about lightning.
Lightning Protection Institute
The Lightning Protection Institute is a nationwide not-for-profit organization and provides information on lightning safety and lightning protection systems for commercial and residential structures.
Real time maps of lightning strikes across the planet.
Lyncole Industries, Inc.
Designs, manufactures, and installs the originally patented XIT Grounding System. Some good information here on grounding for lightning protection.
National Lightning Safety Institute (NLSI)
Independent advocate of lightning safety for people and structures. Includes information about their services, lighting strike incidents, safety guidelines, and a reference section of general and technical information.
Texas Severe Storms Association
Non-profit organization founded to bring together amateur and professional severe weather scientists in an attempt to better understand dangerous storms through the collection and diffusion of knowledge.
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