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Alerts and Forecasts

Title
Info
Update
Latest
Older
As Conditions Warrant
SWPC Space Weather Alerts; watches, warnings, alerts, and summaries
when issued

Daily or less

3-day Space Weather Forecast
12 hours
Space Weather Discussion
12 hours
3-hourly WWV Geophysical Alert Message
3 hours
Solar and Geophysical Activity Report and 3-day Forecast
2200 UT
NOAA Geomagnetic 3-day Forecast
--
2200 UT
3-day Space Weather Predictions
2200 UT
45-day Ap and 10.7cm Forecast
--
2114 UT

Weekly

Weekly Highlights and 27-day Forecast
Monday
27-day 10cm, Ap, and Max Kp Outlook
Monday
Space Weather Advisory Outlook
Monday
Monthly
Solar Cycle Progression
Monthly
web
ftp ssn -- flux
--
Predicted Monthly Sunspot Number & 10cm Radio Flux
Monthly
--
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SWPC Reports and Summaries

Title
Info
Update
Latest
Older
Archive

Daily or less

"Space Weather Now"
5 min
no
no
"Today's Space Weather"
--
5 min
no
no
SW for Aviation Service Providers Info 1 min updating no no
Solar and Geophysical Activity Report and 3-day Forecast
2200 UT
Solar Region Summary
0030 UT
Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary
0245 UT
Daily Summary of Space Weather Observations
0200 UT
no
GEOALERT
0330 UT
Synoptic Maps
 
0600,1700 UTC

Weekly

Weekly Highlights and 27-day Forecast
Monday
"The Weekly" - Preliminary Report and Forecast of Solar Geophysical Data
Monday

Monthly

Solar Cycle Progression
monthly
no

Longer

Solar Proton Events Affecting the Earth Environment
--
as needed
SWPC Forecast Verification
yearly
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Space Weather Models

Title
Info
Update
Latest
Older
Archive
GPS Predictions          
US Total Electron Content Map - USTEC
15 min
Communications Predictions          
STORM Time Empirical Ionospheric Correction Model
15 min
no
Global D-region Absorption Prediction
1 min
no
no
Geomagnetic Predictions          
Wing Kp Geomag Activity Index
15 min
no
no
OVATION Aurora Forecast
5 min
no
Satellite Environments Predictions          
Relativistic Electron Forecast Model
1 day
no
no
Solar Wind Predictions          
The Wang Sheeley Model
12 hours
no
no
Latest WSA-Enlil Solar Wind Prediction
--
2 hours
no
no
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Solar and Geomagnetic Indices

Title
Info
Update
Latest
Older
Archive
Boulder-NOAA Magnetometer and K-indices
1 min
no
no
Estimated Planetary Kp Plots
--
15 min
Daily Space Weather Indices ---10cm solar radio flux; SWO sunspot number, area, and new regions; GOES x-ray background flux; and x-ray and optical flare counts, GOES proton and electron flux; neutron monitor % of background; Fredericksburg, Boulder, College, and est. Planetary A&K indices
hourly
A indices and K indices--from the U.S. Geological Survey Stations
--
3 hours
Daily Geomagnetic Data--Fredericksburg, College, and est. Planetary A&K indices
--
3 hours
Daily Particle Data--GOES proton and electron fluence, neutron monitor % of background
--
0230 UT
Daily Solar Data--10cm solar radio flux; SWO sunspot number, area, and new regions; GOES x-ray background flux; and x-ray and optical flare counts
--
0230 UT
USAF Hourly Magnetometer Analysis Report
hour
no
USAF 24-hour Magnetometer Analysis Report
day
no
POES Auroral Activity
~3 hours
no
POES Relative Intensities of Energetic Particles
1-2 hours
no
POES Hemispheric Power Index Data
~3 hours
POES Energetic Particle Belt Indices
daily
SBUV MgII Core-to-Wing Index
daily
Observed Monthly Mean Values observed and smoothed sunspot number, 10cm solar radio flux, & Ap
1st week of month
Solar Cycle Progression--sunspot number, 10cm solar radio flux, and Ap
1st week of month
no
no
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Instrument Measurements

Displays, Plots, Images
Updating Plots
Info
Update
Latest
Older
Archive
"Space Weather Now"
5 min
no
no
"Today's Space Weather"
--
5 min
SW for Aviation Service Providers Info 1 min updating no no
Boulder-NOAA Magnetometer and K-indices
1 min
no
no
GOES Magnetometer
--
1 min
GOES X-ray Flux 1-min data
--
1 min
no
GOES X-ray Flux 5-min data
--
5 min
GOES Proton Flux
--
5 min
GOES Electron Flux
--
5 min
Satellite Environment Plot
--
5 min
GOES 7-day plots of x-ray, proton, electron, magnetometer, and est. Kp [pdf]
Monday
GOES SXI Solar X-ray Imager
as received
ACE RTSW: MAG, EPAM, SWEPAM, SIS *
--
1 or 5 min
ACE RTSW: MAG, EPAM, SWEPAM, SIS *
--
hourly

ACE Ground-station Tracking

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hourly
no

STEREO Real-Time Beacon

1-5 min & hourly
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ASCII Text Lists
Info
Update
Latest
Older
Archive
GOES Magnetometer
--
1 min
GOES X-ray Flux 1-min data
1 min
GOES X-ray Flux 5-min data
5 min
ACE RTSW MAG, EPAM, SWEPAM, SIS: 1- or 5-min data *
1 or 5 min
ACE RTSW MAG, EPAM, SWEPAM, SIS: Hourly averages *
hourly
Predicted ACE Satellite Locations
daily
Ionospheric parameters - foF2, hmF2, M(D), D, h'F, yF2, fMUF, h', fxI, foF1, foE, hmE, foEs, fbEs, ITEC
hourly
GOES Energetic Integral Protons and Electrons
5 min
GOES Differential Proton Channels
5 min
GOES Magnetospheric Particle Channels
1 min
no
Solar Event Reports (Edited Events)
30 min
no
Space Weather Event Reports
2200 UT
no
Solar Radio Flux Values
3 hours
Solar Radio Burst Event Reports
30 min
no
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Column headings
     Info: information about the product; issue schedule, content & format descriptions, etc.
Update:
frequency of content updates, e.g. every 30 minutes or daily at 2200 UT
Latest: link to most recent file; sometimes multiple formats available; updating pages automatically update in a browser
Older: links to menu of most recent and older content and indicates how long content is retained online or earliest data, e.g. last 45 days or since 2000
Archive: links to official data or product archive
* ACE Real-Time Solar Wind (RTSW) measurements:
  Interplanetary Magnetic Field (MAG), Differential Electron and Proton Flux (EPAM), Bulk Parameters of the Solar Wind Plasma (SWEPAM), and Integral Flux of High-energy Solar Protons (SIS)


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