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Space Weather Conditions
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Current Space Weather Conditions
R1 (Minor) Radio Blackout Impacts
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HF Radio: Weak or minor degradation of HF radio communication on sunlit side, occasional loss of radio contact.
Navigation: Low-frequency navigation signals degraded for brief intervals.
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  • Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt nT, Bz nT
  • Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: sfu

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DSCOVR location at L1
Saturday, August 27, 2016 04:46 UTC

A G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storm watch has been issued for 29 August (UTC day) due to recurrent coronal hole high speed stream activity.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 17:56 UTC

SWPC has deployed a updated and expanded version of the its US Total Electron Content (US-TEC) model.  The model can now use more GPS stations, has

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 19:57 UTC

What: A community workshop to discuss a plan for a national space weather Operations to Research capability. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016 20:40 UTC

Beginning at Noon EDT (1600 UTC) on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, SWPC will start using data from NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacec

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The Sun's X-Rays

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Coronal Mass Ejections

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The Aurora

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GOES X-Ray Flux

GOES X-Ray flux plot

GOES Proton Flux

GOES Proton Flux plot

Estimated Planetary K-Index

Planetary K Index plot