GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-0-17

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 0
CATEGORY 17

(Meteorological products, Electrodynamics category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 0
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 17

Revised 07/25/2016
Red text depicts changes made since 07/17/2013



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Lightning Strike Density m-2 s-1 LTNGSD
1
Lightning Potential Index (LPI) (see Note) J kg-1 LTPINX
2-191 Reserved

192-254
Reserved for Local Use


192
Lightning
non-dim
LTNG
255
Missing




Notes:

Definition of LPI after Lynn et. al.: Lynn, B., and Y. Yair, 2010: Prediction of lightning flash density with the WRF model, Adv. Geosci., 23, 11-16 Yair, B. Lynn, C. Price, V. Kotroni, K. Lagouvardos, E. Morin, A. Mugnai, and M. Llasat, 2010: Predicting the potential for lightning activity in Mediterranean storms based on the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model dynamic and microphysical fields, JGR, 115, D04205, doi:10.1029/2008JD010868





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