Lightning sequence

Loop of Cloud-to-Ground Strikes 0300 UTC through 1800 UTC December 30, 2000


  • Cloud-to-ground lightning was observed by the National Lightning Detection Network from Long Island to the New York City area between 1200 UTC and 1800 UTC.
  • Surface Observations in New York City and New Jersey indicated 2 periods of thunder and lightning with heavy snow, one period around 1200 UTC, the other around 1600 UTC.
  • Cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-air lightning is not accounted for

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