GLM Predicting Strengthening Updrafts

A loop of GLM products, particularly the Flash Extent Density and the Minimum Flash (top left and bottom right, respectively), appear to have depicted strengthening updrafts in the Tulsa area. In particular, notice the uptick in Flash Extent Density going from Creek to Osage Counties, as well as the area over northwestern Rogers County. The increases in FED coincided with low areas of Minimum Flash Area.

The MRMS -20C Reflectivity product shows the strengthening updrafts over the same time frame:

The GLM products increased confidence in a decision to issue two SVRs.

Ron Dayne