Lightning Detection

Be ready before lightning strikes. Our accurate real-time data provides advance warning so you can make decisive moves to safeguard people and operations.

Why Choose AEM?

Exceptional accuracy

Our technology gives you location accuracy better than 100 meters, and 95% detection efficiency.

Reliable data access

From detection to data feed in less than 15 seconds, and 99.9% platform up-time.

Global coverage

More than 1,800 sensors in over 100 countries means comprehensive data, wherever your organization works.

How we can help

REal-time alerting

Precise data when it matters

Our real-time data and customizable alert systems help you quickly evaluate the risk posed by extreme weather. Precise data can be the difference between taking swift action and making costly mistakes.

operational efficiency

Protect operations, reduce risk


When lightning strikes, downtime can prove costly. Whether planes are grounded, events are shut down or operations must halt, the damage ends up on your bottom line. We help you prepare actions that minimize the financial and safety impacts on your business.

the essential source for lightning

Trusted by industries everywhere

If lightning has the potential to interrupt your operations, we can help. From airports and energy companies to schools and government agencies, our tracking tools protect people while minimizing operational and financial risk all over the world.

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Customer Stories

Case Study

How JetBlue Airways manages severe weather

Watch how they keep crews and airplanes safe from a variety of severe weather situations.

Case Study

How Oklahoma State University tackles severe weather

See how partnering with AEM helps keep students, visitors, and staff safe from severe weather year-round.

Case Study

Palm Beach County coordinates district-wide weather safety

Watch how the county coordinates weather safety information across multiple locations with Earth Networks.

report & Webinar

2022 U.S. Lightning Report

Every day, our Earth Networks Total Lightning Network® (ENTLN) monitors lightning activity worldwide, triggering alerts to keep people safe from severe weather.

With the release of our latest 2022 U.S. Lightning Report, we identify recent trends in lightning activity and help you prepare for a safer year ahead.

  • How AEM detected more than 86 million total lightning flashes that were comprised of almost 573 million total lightning pulses
  • Top states and counties with the densest lightning activity
  • Top states and counties with the most thunderstorm activity (HINT: They’re not the same)
  • Which areas of the country had above-average or below-average thunderstorm activity
Read the Report

Resources

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