S96 Correlations of Lightning Occurrence with Weather Parameters in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Sunday, 7 January 2018
Exhibit Hall 5 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Jan J van der Veken Jr., Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and A. J. DeCaria

This study looks at correlations between lightning occurrence and observed weather parameters for Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The lightning data are from the National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) and the North American Precision Lightning Network. Weather parameters considered are from the Millersville University weather station, and are wind direction, wind speed, temperature, and dewpoint. The data sets cover the period from 2011 through 2016.
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