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Friday, October 20, 2017 04:51:05

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Space Weather Conditions
24-Hour Observed Maximums
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Latest Observed
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R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
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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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2018 Space Weather Workshop Banner
Geoelectric Field Model
Monday, September 25, 2017 21:17 UTC
Monday, August 21, 2017 13:16 UTC

The date and location for the 2018 Space Weather Workshop have now been determined by UCAR.  In 2018 we will be gathering from 16-20 April at the W

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 19:08 UTC

The NWS Director, Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, announced a new space weather model, the Geoelectric Field model, today.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 15:03 UTC

SWPC is pleased to announce that we have transitioned the entire set of Geospace model derived products from experimental to fully operational in o

Serving Essential Space Weather Communities

The Sun's X-Rays

Solar X-Ray Imager Image

Coronal Mass Ejections

LASCO C3 Coronagraph Image

The Aurora

Aurora ovation plot

GOES X-Ray Flux

GOES X-Ray flux plot

GOES Proton Flux

GOES Proton Flux plot

Estimated Planetary K-Index

Planetary K Index plot