Alerts Issued by SEC in December 2002


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 225
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 31 1223 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 31

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/TUESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
VERY STRONG WARMING CONTINUES IN THE UPPER AND MIDDLE STRATOSPHERE,
EXTENDING FROM NORTHEASTERN ASIA TO NOTHERN EUROPE AND GREENLAND.
TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE REVERSED DOWN TO ALMOST
20 HPA AND NET EASTERLY WINDS AT 60N AT 1 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 398
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 31 0856 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 31 0830 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 5390 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 224
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 30 1408 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 30

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/MONDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
VERY STRONG WARMING CONTINUES IN THE UPPER AND MIDDLE STRATOSPHERRE,
EXTENDING FROM NORTHWESTERN
ASIA TO NORTHERN EUROPE AND GREENLAND. TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN
60N AND THE POLE REVERSED DOWN TO 10 HPA AND NET EASTERLY WINDS AT
60N AT 1 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 397
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 30 0928 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 30 0927 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1755 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 652
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 30 0220 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 30 0215 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 515
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 30 0212 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 30 0213 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 30 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 223
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 29 1325 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 29

Comment:
Stratwarm Alert / Sunday / Stratwarm Exists
Intense warming comtinues in the upper stratosphere. Within the next
three days: easily winds at 60N in 1 HPA; reversed temperature
gradient between the North Pole and 60N from 10 to 1 HPA; an
elongation of the cold polar vortex into two centres in the lower and
mid-stratosphere.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 396
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 29 1117 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 29 1055 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1790 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 514
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 28 2349 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 513
Valid From: 2002 Dec 26 2255 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 29 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 513
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 28 1449 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 512
Valid From: 2002 Dec 26 2255 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 28 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 222
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 28 1357 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 28

Comment:
Stratwarm Alert/Saturday/Stratwarm Exists. Intense warming in the
the upper stratosphere ove the North Atlantic and Europe with maximum
temperatures of plus 40 C at 2 HPA. Reversed temperature gradient
between the North Pole and 60N at 1 HPA and expected to extend from
10 to 1 HPA within the next 5 days.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 395
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 28 1230 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 28 1215 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: No


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 512
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 2354 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 511
Valid From: 2002 Dec 26 2255 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 28 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 232
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 2026 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 28


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 210
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 1456 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 209
Valid From: 2002 Dec 27 0413 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 27 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 511
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 1455 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 510
Valid From: 2002 Dec 26 2255 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 27 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 221
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 1417 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 27

Comment:
Stratwarm Alert/Friday/Stratwarm Exists. Intense warming in the
upper stratosphere over the North Atlantic and Europe with maximum
temperatures of plus 48 C at 2 HPA. Reversed temperature gradient
between the north pole and 60N expected within the next 5 days.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 247
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 0415 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 27 0410 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 209
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 27 0413 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 27 0413 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 28 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 651
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 26 2304 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 26 2302 UTC
Synoptic Period: 2100-2400 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 510
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 26 2252 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 26 2255 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 27 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 650
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 26 1635 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 26 1632 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 231
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 25 2152 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 28


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 649
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 25 1459 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 25 1453 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1200-1500 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 394
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 25 1445 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 25 1420 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 2110 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 393
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 25 1443 UTC

CANCEL ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Cancel Serial Number: 392
Original Issue Time: 2002 Dec 25 1440 UTC

Comment:
Electron event observed yesterday, cancellation to correct.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 392
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 25 1440 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 25 1420 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 391
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 24 1521 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 24 1505 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: No


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 509
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 24 1456 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 508
Valid From: 2002 Dec 23 1527 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 24 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 508
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 23 1527 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 23 1527 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 24 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 208
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 23 1049 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 23 1049 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 23 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 648
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 23 1000 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 23 1000 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0900-1200 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 507
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 23 0958 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 23 0958 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 23 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 647
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 23 0744 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 23 0743 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 646
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 22 2021 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 22 2016 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1800-2100 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP4
Serial Number: 198
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 22 0318 UTC

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 22 0305 UTC

Comment:
Based on preliminary report from Learmonth.


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 264
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 22 0304 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 22 0234 UTC
Maximum Time: 2002 Dec 22 0244 UTC
End Time: 2002 Dec 22 0250 UTC
Duration: 16 minutes
Peak Flux: 230 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 184 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 484
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 22 0301 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 22 0248 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 833 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK06
Serial Number: 90
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 21 0429 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 6
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 21 0426 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 246
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 21 0347 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 21 0344 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 207
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 21 0336 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 21 0335 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 21 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 506
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 2354 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 505
Valid From: 2002 Dec 19 1711 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2002 Dec 21 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 230
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 2155 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 22


Space Weather Message Code: WARPX1
Serial Number: 184
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 1505 UTC

CANCEL WARNING: Proton 10MeV Integral Flux above 10pfu expected
Cancel Serial Number: 183
Original Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 0007 UTC

Comment:
Event not expected to meet threshold levels.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 483
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 1346 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 20 1318 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 868 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 263
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 1339 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 20 1315 UTC
Maximum Time: 2002 Dec 20 1318 UTC
End Time: 2002 Dec 20 1328 UTC
Duration: 13 minutes
Peak Flux: 750 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 193 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: SUMXM5
Serial Number: 16
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 1334 UTC

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded M5
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 20 1313 UTC
Maximum Time: 2002 Dec 20 1318 UTC
End Time: 2002 Dec 20 1320 UTC
X-ray Class: M6.8


Space Weather Message Code: ALTXMF
Serial Number: 27
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 1319 UTC

ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 20 1318 UTC


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 645
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 0441 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 20 0440 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARPX1
Serial Number: 183
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 20 0007 UTC

WARNING: Proton 10MeV Integral Flux above 10pfu expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 20 0030 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 20 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: onset


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 262
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 19 2218 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 19 2138 UTC
Maximum Time: 2002 Dec 19 2140 UTC
End Time: 2002 Dec 19 2149 UTC
Duration: 11 minutes
Peak Flux: 210 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 193 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP4
Serial Number: 197
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 19 2215 UTC

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 19 2154 UTC


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 482
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 19 2205 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 19 2144 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 668 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 505
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 19 1711 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 19 1711 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 20 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 644
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 19 1657 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 19 1650 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 229
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 16 2115 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2002 Dec 19


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP4
Serial Number: 196
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 16 1215 UTC

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 16 1146 UTC


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 481
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 16 1214 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 16 1134 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 428 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: WARSUD
Serial Number: 25
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 07 0312 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic Sudden Impulse expected
Valid From: 2002 Dec 07 0350 UTC
Valid To: 2002 Dec 07 0415 UTC
IP Shock Passage Observed: 2002 Dec 07 0307 UTC


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 643
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 07 0143 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 07 0143 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 390
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 06 1313 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 06 1250 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1630 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 389
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 05 1444 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 05 1425 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 2650 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP4
Serial Number: 195
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 04 2336 UTC

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 04 2244 UTC

Comment:
Report from Palehua


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 480
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 04 2309 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 04 2249 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 900 km/s

Comment:
Report issued from Culgoora


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 261
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 04 2255 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2002 Dec 04 2244 UTC
Maximum Time: 2002 Dec 04 2247 UTC
End Time: 2002 Dec 04 2249 UTC
Duration: 5 minutes
Peak Flux: 190 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 149 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 388
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 04 1108 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 04 1045 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 3090 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 387
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 03 1158 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 03 1155 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 3340 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 386
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 02 1230 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 02 1220 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 2190 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 642
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 01 1601 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 01 1555 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 385
Issue Time: 2002 Dec 01 1247 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2002 Dec 01 1230 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1200 pfu