NOAA / Space Weather Prediction Center

SWPC Space Weather Advisory

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center Boulder, Colorado, USA

2012 March 13 at 6:32 a.m. MDT (2012 March 13 1232 UTC)


Summary For March 5-11

Multiple geomagnetic storms were observed during the summary period. A category G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storm was observed on 07 March, in response to the arrival of a CME associated with the X1/2b solar flare on 05 March. Category G1 (Minor) - G3 (Strong) geomagnetic storms were observed from 08 - 10 March, in response to the arrival of a CME, associated with the X5/3B solar flare on 07 March.

Category S1(Minor) - S3(Strong) solar radiation storms were observed 07 - 12 March due to solar activity from active sunspot Region 1429.

Category R3 (Strong) radio blackouts were observed on 05 and 07 March due to flare activity from sunspot Regions 1429 and 1430.

Outlook For March 14-20

No space weather storms are expected.

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NOAA Space Weather Scales - Description of catagories used in Outlooks.