Great Lakes Region Blitzortung Lightning

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Blitzortung Station #681 Interference (Saint Charles, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #706 Running (Rogers City-RED, United States / Michigan) - click for details. Station #728 Running (indianapolis, United States / Indiana) - click for details. Station #798 Running (Lincoln, United States / Nebraska) - click for details. Station #934 Running (Mauston, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #946 Running (Sherman, United States / Connecticut) - click for details. Station #953 Running (Appleton, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #976 Running (Eau Claire, WI USA, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #982 Running (Groton, United States / Connecticut) - click for details. Station #1076 Running (Komoka, Ontario, Canada) - click for details. Station #1079 Running (Taylor, United States / Michigan) - click for details. Station #1110 Running (Ferndale, United States / Michigan) - click for details. Station #1114 Interference (Sparta, United States / New Jersey) - click for details. Station #1128 Running (Naples-1, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1154 Running (Rochester, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1162 Running (Port Huron, United States / Michigan) - click for details. Station #1168 Running (Colchester, United States / Vermont) - click for details. Station #1175 Running (Independence, United States / Iowa) - click for details. Station #1180 Running (Mundelein, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #1188 Running (Toronto, Canada) - click for details. Station #1199 Running (Waterville, United States / Ohio) - click for details. Station #1228 Running (Ramsey, United States / New Jersey) - click for details. Station #1234 Interference (Worcester, United States / Vermont) - click for details. Station #1237 Running (Hinesburg, United States / Vermont) - click for details. Station #1249 Running (Saint-Hubert, Quebec, Canada) - click for details. Station #1275 Running (Valparaiso, United States / Indiana) - click for details. Station #1320 Running (Saint-Jean sur le richelieu, Canada) - click for details. Station #1321 Running (Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada) - click for details. Station #1324 Running (Beamsville, Ontario, Canada) - click for details. Station #1328 Running (De soto, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #1337 Running (Laval, Quebec :-), Canada) - click for details. Station #1346 Running (Bobcaygeon, Canada) - click for details. Station #1382 Interference (Winnipeg, Canada) - click for details. Station #1402 Running (Malartic, Quebec ;-) (RED), Canada) - click for details. Station #1457 Running (Carp, Canada) - click for details. Station #1505 Running (Eau Claire, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #1539 Running (Macomb, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #1546 Running (Pittsburgh (Blue), United States / Pennsylvania) - click for details. Station #1565 Running (De Pere, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #1588 Running (Ottawa, Canada) - click for details. Station #1590 Running (Wawbeek, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1591 Running (Sun Prairie, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #1682 Running (Rogers City-BLUE, United States / Michigan) - click for details. Station #1693 Running (Albany, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1700 Running (Peoria, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #1702 Running (Ontario, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1723 Running (Rochester, United States / Minnesota) - click for details. Station #1737 Running (Rockford (1737B), United States / Michigan) - click for details. Station #1750 Running (Town of Russell, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #1781 Running (Royersford, United States / Pennsylvania) - click for details. Station #1803 Running (Southwest Hoosick, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1823 Running (Urbana, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #635 Offline (Peoria, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #668 Offline (Stow, MA, United States / Massachusetts) - click for details. Station #671 Offline (Rochester, United States / Minnesota) - click for details. Station #888 Offline (Gladwyne, United States / Pennsylvania) - click for details. Station #1177 Offline (Athelstane, United States / Wisconsin) - click for details. Station #1190 Offline (Garner, United States / Iowa) - click for details. Station #1240 Offline (Watervliet-001, United States / New York) - click for details. Station #1244 Offline (Weybridge, United States / Vermont) - click for details. Station #1333 Offline (Butte, Montana, United States / Montana) - click for details. Station #1345 Offline (Marion, United States / Iowa) - click for details. Station #1450 Offline (St Thomas, Virgin Islands (U.S.)) - click for details. Station #1480 Offline (Carp, Canada) - click for details. Station #1494 Offline (Weyers Cave, United States / Virginia) - click for details. Station #1501 Offline (Spearfish, United States / South Dakota) - click for details. Station #1699 Offline (Rochester, United States / Minnesota) - click for details. Station #1735 Offline (Joliet, United States / Illinois) - click for details. Station #1855 Offline (Markham, Canada) - click for details.

Lightning Map Courtesy of Blitzortung.org hobbyist lightning detection network.
Data supplied by Blitzortung network members using their home-built Blitzortung hardware.

The Blitzortung networks members build (from kit parts) the detector which monitors H-field (and now can do E-field) emissions from lightning strikes, and has a set of servers in Europe to correlate the Time-Of-Arrival at detectors v.s. GPS-time and uses that to locate strikes. There is a great (and somewhat hypnotic) realtime map for North America where you can see real-time strike info, and which stations participated in the location of that strike. There is a companion site that offers the same data and uses a zoomable Google Map for display.

For those interested in more information about Blitzortung, there is a Blitzortung forum in the US at WXForum.net and a public forum .. to access the internal forum, there, you'll need to have a Blitzortung member id.