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View the real-time lightning risk for the next 60 minutes and lightning strikes over the past hour for any area in the United States.

This overlay is incredibly useful for knowing:

  • If you should end your outdoor activity early with lightning risk ramping up.
  • If you should take shelter or get below treeline with lightning strikes nearby.
Getting Started

  1. Tap the "Maps" tab.
  2. Tap the overlay button.
  3. Tap "Lightning Risk".
  4. Scrub the bottom slider.
  5. Tap the map to view details.
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Here's an example of the lightning risk increasing and strikes occuring across Wisconsin on June 12, 2024.

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See the lightning risk on any device by upgrading to All-Access. The benefits also include webcam widgets for your iPhone home screen, forecasts anywhere on Earth, local "Daily Snow" analysis, custom snow alerts, and much more.