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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 14:12:28

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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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US-TEC Model Upgrade
DSCOVR location at L1
SWPC Twitter Information Announcement
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 20:05 UTC

The G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storm watch continues for 30 August, and is now also in effect for the 31 August UTC-day.

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

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

Monday, May 23, 2016 17:10 UTC

The Space Weather Prediction Center began use of Twitter on May 2nd as another social media outreach tool.

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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