Real Time Lightning Tracking

​​​Vaisala provides technologies and software for real-time lightning tracking in an easy-to-use format. This allows electricity operators to monitor thunderstorm cell development, assess severity, and forecast storm path and intensity. In addition they can monitor the development and dissipation of overhead lightning threats. Operators responsible large areas, ranging from several hundred to thousands of square kilometers, can benefit from accurate forecasting and nowcasting with Vaisala technology.


Vaisala Fault Analysis and Lightning Location System™ FALLS® Client and FALLS® Server

Vaisala Fault Analysis and Lightning Location System™ FALLS® Client and FALLS® Server

Vaisala FALLS® is advanced software used by electric utilities to query historic lightning information in a GIS environment, and analyze its impact on their assets and systems by generating maps, graphs and statistics tables. The software is user-friendly and provides the tools you need to demonstrate recommended protection investments to your management team.


Global Lighting Dataset GLD360

Global Lighting Dataset GLD360

Vaisala Global Lightning Dataset GLD360 is a service which provides real-time lightning data for accurate and early detection and tracking of severe weather anywhere over land and sea. The service is delivered as a dedicated data stream – no investment in hardware necessary.


Vaisala Thunderstorm Tracking Software LTS2005

Vaisala Thunderstorm Tracking Software LTS2005

Vaisala Thunderstorm Tracking Software LTS2005 displays real-time lightning in easy-to-use formats for monitoring thunderstorm cell development, assessing severity, and forecasting storm path and intensity.


National Lightning Detection Network

National Lightning Detection Network

Vaisala owns and operates the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) that provides accurate lightning data information across the USA.


Vaisala Thunderstorm Warning System TWX300

Vaisala Thunderstorm Warning System TWX300

Vaisala TWX300 is an automated lightning threat identification and warning for airports and lightning-sensitive operations.


Transmission Line Lightning Analysis

Transmission Line Lightning Analysis

Many electric power companies and utilities use lightning detection systems to monitor conditions and keep their operations running efficiently.  Vaisala has years of experience in working with power companies to provide solutions for lightning-related issues. Our lightning analysis systems provide insight into the location, intensity, timing, and effect of lightning on power delivery systems.