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2014-10-24 21:41 UTC  R3 (Strong) Radio Blackout in progress

We said it remained a threat and here it is, producing another R3 (Strong) Radio Blackout that at the time of this posting, is still on the climb.  The event began at 5:07pm EDT (2107 UTC) and is still going strong over 30 minutes later.  The main communications impacts from this event are over the Pacific Ocean.   In the meantime, forecasters remain vigilant to see if there is an associated coronal mass ejection.  As we learn more about this event we will update this space.


Website Change Ahead! (Updated 10/21/2014)

Due to performance issues observed during today's attempted deployment of SWPC's new website, we have delayed that deployment while investigating further. It is SWPC's goal to ensure the highest level of functionality and performance when the site change is made. Additional updates on schedule will be provided as they become available. When the site change is implemented www.spaceweather.gov and www.swpc.noaa.gov will link to the new website that is currently in final beta release at origin-www.swpc.noaa.gov. For full details, please see the new site.

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