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Space Weather Conditions
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Today's Max Observed
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Now
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Predicted: Rest of Today
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Tomorrow
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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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SDO/AIA 335 Imagery of R3-Strong Radio Blackout
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Tuesday, May 05, 2015 23:54 UTC
An impulsive R3-Strong radio blackout was observed shortly after 2200 UTC (1800 EDT) today (05 May 2015).  Given the impulsive nature of this eve
Friday, May 01, 2015 15:22 UTC

On Monday, May 4, 2015, SWPC will shut down its main processing systems in Boulder to move them into a new data center.  To accommodate this move,

Saturday, March 28, 2015 01:55 UTC

A general interest story on DSCOVR in the American Geophysical Union's EOS magazine.  

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 00:42 UTC

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