Watches and Warnings for the Midwest and Great Plains
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Flood Watch / Statement
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
High Wind Advisory
Dense Fog Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
Fire Weather Advisory
Special Weather Statement
Strikestar Lightning Network
* * * THIS LIGHTNING MAP IS DELAYED BY 30 MINUTES! * * * What is StrikeStar?
StrikeStar is a network of
Boltek lightning detectors around the United States and Canada.
These detectors send their data to a central server where the
StrikeStar software developed by
Astrogenic Systems triangulates the data and presents the results in near real-time.
What is the image above?
The image above is the data from the
StrikeStar network but delayed by 30 minutes.
It automatically updates every 5 minutes without your refreshing this page.
The time of the last update is shown at the top of the image.