Investigation of Lightning and Terrain in the
Four Corners Region
(Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah).
Summer Monsoon Season 1995 -1999  
Last updated on 6/26/01

Brian T. Kaney 
Associate Professor of Engineering Physics  
College of Math, Science and Nursing,  
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK 74464  
(918) 456-5511 x3834 
Kenneth W. Howard 
Western Intermountain Storms  
and Hydrometeorology (WISH) Team  
National Severe Storms Laboratory,  
1313 Halley Circle, Norman, OK 73069  
(405) 366-0500 
Robert A. Maddox 
WISH Team CIMMS Senior Research Associate  
National Weather Service, 520 North Park Avenue  
Suite 304, Tucson, AZ 85719  
(520) 670-5156 x229 
Carrie Langston 
WISH Team CIMMS Student Research Assistant  
National Severe Storms Laboratory  

Elevation Data: 
Accumulated Lightning Strikes: 
July and August   1995-1999 
Plots of Lightning Density 
vs Elevation: 
Above plots 
by USGS Quadrangle
Diurnal Animations:
Daily Lightning Strike Maps: 
Central Arizona