Vaisala Thunderstorm Tracking Software LTS2005

Lightning Tracking Software LTS2005

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

Vaisala Thunderstorm Lightning 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. LTS2005 issues audible, visual and e-mail warnings and all clears. LTS2005 is designed for operators responsible for accurate forecasting and nowcasting over large areas ranging from several hundred to thousands of square kilometers: Meteorological and hydrometeorological agencies, Air traffic management, Electric power companies, Forestry and land management agencies, International airports, Telecommunications networks, Defense, Mining companies, and many others. LTS2005 is also appropriate for smaller operations focused on lightning risk management. Easy-to-interpret display modes, system settings, warning area definitions, and online help files can be handled by operators who are not trained as meteorologists.

Technical Specifications

System Configuration

  • Operating System: ​Windows® 7 and 10
  • ​Communications Interfaces: ​TCP/IP, Satellite receiver with term server

​Contact your Vaisala Sales Representative for recommended
system configurations along with turnkey installations that include
workstations, communications and data services.

Lightning Data Source

Lightning data U.S. National Lightning Detection Network®, Canadian Lightning Detection Network, Global Lightning Dataset GLD360, or from any lightning detection network using Vaisala Thunderstorm Central Processor TLP and preceding central processors CP8000 or CP7000LP (IMPACT) and CPS (SAFIR).

Support Services

Training and technical support services are available for maintaining
optimal software and systems performance. Contact your Vaisala
Sales Representative for service agreement information.

Features
Live looping animations with new lightning locations updated during each loop
E-mail warnings and all clears
Customization of map layers
Any size or shape warning areas
Displays stroke or flash cloud-to-ground lightning data
Displays cloud data where available
Forecasted cell locations shown in cell display mode
Query individual lightning events
Import map files compatible with MapInfo®, Create multiple warning areas of any size or shape, Audible, visual, and e-mail warnings when alarm conditions are met, Return to normal state and all-clear e-mail sent when alarm conditions expire, Create .avi files for review of historic lightning, Password protected system settings, Optional ASCII output for use in other programs, Optional automatic image capture/save, Ability to use corporate logo.
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Key Benefits

Easy-to-interpret display modes, system settings, warning area definitions, and online help files can be handled by operators who are not trained as meteorologists.
Easily define and modify circle or polygon alert areas and email alert notifications.
Report on previous electric storms using replay video or table formats.