NOAA / Space Weather Prediction Center

SWPC Space Weather Advisory

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

2014 March 2 at 11:38 p.m. MST (2014 March 3 0638 UTC)


Summary For February 24-March 2

An R3 (Strong) radio blackout occurred on 25/0049 UTC from an X4/2b flare from Region 1990. An S1 (Minor) radiation storm began at 25/1355 UTC, reached S2 (Moderate) levels on 28/0835 UTC, and ended at 03/0150 UTC. A G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storm occurred on 27/1800-2100 UTC when the CME associated with the R3 flare arrived.

Outlook For March 3-9

R1-R2 (Minor-Moderate) radio blackouts are likely, with a chance for an R3 (Strong) event, throughout the forecast period. There is a chance for an S1 (minor) radiation storm during the forecast period. No G1 (Minor) or greater geomagnetic storms are expected in the absence of any transient features.

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