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Lightning prediction and alerts

If lightning strikes... know its path advance

Get hyper-accurate alerts on when and where lightning will strike and the probable path of lightning storms so you can better prepare for possible lightning at exact locations. ClimaCell’s proprietary lightning forecasts and alerts are already in use by major airlines and sports teams to reduce risk, increase efficiency, and minimize inconvenience for customers.

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Who can benefit from lightning prediction and alerts?

Aviation

Airline operations pinpoint the expected location of lightning strikes to reduce risks for passengers, crews and ground workers. Alerts also help avoid unnecessary shutdowns.

Construction

Construction companies track the movement of lightning storms to alert specific job sites if lightning is headed their way.

Sporting Events

Sports teams get accurate alerts on the direction and movement of lightning storms, providing the time to prepare to ensure fan and player safety.

Outdoor

Event companies make informed decisions on whether outdoor events need to be delayed, cancelled or left as is.

Aviation

Construction

Sporting Events

Outdoor

Airline operations pinpoint the expected location of lightning strikes to reduce risks for passengers, crews and ground workers. Alerts also help avoid unnecessary shutdowns.

Benefits

Increase safety
Keep your people and business operations out of the path of lightning.
Precise location, in advance
See lightning strikes in the precise location where they occur and their probable path forward for the next 15-30 minutes.
Avoid unnecessary shutdowns
Know where lightning will — and won’t — strike, to avoid unnecessary shutdowns and delays.
On the go
Always on, available on web and mobile for iOS and Android.
Customized alerts
Send lightning alerts to groups of employees or customers.
Easy set up
Instant access to your web-based Hypercast™ dashboard — or through our API.

“Safety being a number one value, we want to keep our crew members safe when they’re working outside,Keep the aircraft safe and the customers as well. Having a heads-up of potential lightning on the field is hugely helpful.”

Brendan Saluk, Operations Duty Manager, Logan Airport, Boston MA

The Climacell difference


ClimaCell

Others
Zoom Resolution
ClimaCell: 300-500m (street-level)
Others: 2000-4000m
Update Time Inputs
ClimaCell: 1 Minute
Others: 5-30 Minutes
Data Sources
ClimaCell: Wireless Networks, Nexrad, Satellites, Weather Stations
Others: Usually Nexrad
Correlation To Ground Truth
ClimaCell: 90%
Others: ~50%
Update Time Outputs
ClimaCell: 1 Minute
Others: Up to 60 minutes
Where data is measured
ClimaCell: Ground Level
Others: In the Clouds