Web-based worldwide thunderstorm tracking with the most accurate lightning detection including up-to-the-second lightning data and real-time lightning alerts.
Thunderstorm Manager is a cloud-based software application that can be accessed from anywhere using a computer, laptop, or mobile device with an internet connection. You won’t be tied to a desk waiting for severe weather or be caught off guard when you’re out in the field. This means quicker decisions even with unexpected storms.
Thunderstorm Manager's tracking system gives you real-time lightning event visualization as well as playback of storm activity for the last 7 days. It utilizes Vaisala's most accurate and comprehensive lightning detection networks anywhere in the world, the Global Lightning Detection Network (GLD360) and / or the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN). You’ll get precise severe weather and lightning data how it matters most — wherever you are and right when it happens.
Define up to three levels of lightning alerts around a site and receive automated alerts via email, text, and web to multiple addresses, numbers, or devices. You’ll also get all-clear notifications when there haven’t been any discharges after a predetermined amount of time.
The lightning alert coverage is truly global including oceans, the highest mountain peaks, and other geographic locations not covered by radar or meteorological instruments.
Display both in-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning on a single lightning map and filter strikes by any combination of location, lightning polarity, or peak current. All lightning data includes time-based color coding for easier visualization of storm paths.
And, with Lightning Threat Zone, increase your situational awareness of nearby storms with up to 60-minute lightning forecasts to help you visualize if a thunderstorm is going to approach you or simply pass by without much safety risk.
Start your free trial today to get real-time lightning data and alerts with detailed lightning maps for your site locations and operations — all in an easy web-based interface. Simply log on and start tracking potentially severe weather.
You can find out more about lightning around the globe by visiting the fascinating new global total lightning density map from Vaisala. Never before has it been possible to reliably compare lightning on a national basis everywhere.
Offers a reliable, comprehensive, and streamlined way to track approaching thunderstorms to understand safety threats and minimize operational downtime due to lightning.
Thunderstorm nowcasting and alert information that easily integrates into tracking or warning tools.