Lightning Safety - NWS Huntsville, AL
Science and Research

Meteorologists and physical scientists all around the world are working to better understand and predict lightning, some of them right here in the Tennessee Valley. If you'd like to know more about this phenomenon, check out the links below. (Keep in mind that some of this information may be technical in nature, and that we're always looking for interesting and new links.)

Lightning and Atmospheric Electricity at the GHCC (Global Hydrology and Climate Center in Huntsville, AL)

Satellite-Based Lightning Detection (from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center) is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.