Once the details of setup has been completed, you are well on your way to recording and viewing lightning. To record lightning, you'll want to set the recording schedule using StormTracker. Instructions for using the StormTracker interface is discussed in the next section. To have an idea of what times are best for storms, get the latest weather forecast information for your area. Here is a list of national and local (to Chapel Hill-Durham-Raleigh NC) web sites that provide updated weather information:
Once you've recorded some lightning data, you can go back and view the storm interactively using Crossbow, the lightning viewer program. Instructions on using Crossbow is located in section 6.
author(s): Eric D. Baker,
Mave T. Houston
last update: 03 May 1999 11:09p by Eric D. Baker