Alerts Issued by SEC in January 2003


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 490
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 31 2312 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 31 2209 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 500 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 249
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 31 1340 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 31

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/FRIDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Still disturbed wave number two pattern of the circulation. Warm air
covers the polar region in the middle and upper stratosphere, leading
to a reversed temperature gradient between 60N and the Pole at the
uppermost levels.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 410
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 31 1216 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 31 1200 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: No


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 236
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1820 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Feb 02


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 252
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1744 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 30 1741 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 213
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1742 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 30 1741 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 31 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 669
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1637 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 30 1635 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 532
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1635 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 30 1635 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 31 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 248
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1352 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 30

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/THURSDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Still disturbed wave number two pattern of the circulation. Warm air
covers the polar region in the middle and upper stratosphere, leading
to a reversed temperature gradient between 60N and the Pole at 20 HPa
and at the upper levels.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 668
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 1137 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 30 1137 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0900-1200 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 667
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 0558 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 30 0557 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 666
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 30 0151 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 30 0151 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 409
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 29 1652 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 29 1630 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 665
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 29 1648 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 29 1635 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 247
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 29 1403 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 29

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/WEDNESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
STILL DISTURBED WAVE NUMBER TWO PATTERN OF THE CIRCULATION. WARM AIR
COVERS THE POLAR REGION IN THE MIDDLE STRATOSPHERE.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 246
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 28 1254 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 28

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/TUESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
STILL DISTURBED WAVE NUMBER TWO PATTERN OF THE CIRCULATION AND THE
TEMPERATURE DISTRABUTION. WARM AIR COVERS THE POLAR REGION IN THE
MIDDLE STRATOSPHERE.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 664
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 28 0801 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 28 0751 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 408
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 27 1409 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 27 1345 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 6310 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 245
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 27 1302 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 27

Comment:
STRATWARM/MONDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
DISTRUBED WAVE NUMBER TWO PATTERN OF THE CIRCULATION AND OF THE
TEMPERATURE DISTRABUTION. WARM AIR COVERS THE POLAR REGION IN THE
MIDDLE STRATOSPHERE, LEADING TO A REVERSED TEMPERATURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE FROM 20 TO 3 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 531
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 2138 UTC

CANCEL WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Cancel Serial Number: 530
Original Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 0827 UTC

Comment:
This cancelation is for the K-index of 4 warning extension (serial
number 529) issued on 25 January 2003. The valid until date of 2359
UTC on 25 Feb 03 is incorrect and should have been 2359 UTC on 25 Jan
03.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 244
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 1349 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 26

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/SUNDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Disturbed wave number two pattern of the circulation and of the
temperature distribution. Warm air covers the polar region in the
middle stratosphere leading to a reversed temperature gradient
between 60N and the Pole from 20HPa upwards.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 407
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 1222 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 26 1200 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 2910 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 663
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 0832 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 26 0832 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 530
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 0827 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 26 0827 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 26 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 662
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 26 0523 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 26 0520 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 235
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 2113 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 26


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 267
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 1922 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 25 1845 UTC
Maximum Time: 2003 Jan 25 1851 UTC
End Time: 2003 Jan 25 1858 UTC
Duration: 13 minutes
Peak Flux: 190 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 130 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 529
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 1450 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 528
Valid From: 2003 Jan 23 1505 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Feb 25 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 243
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 1337 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 25

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/SATURDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Disturbed wave number two circulation pattern and temperature
distribution with a reversed temperature gradient between 60N and the
Pole from 5 HPa upwards.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 406
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 1052 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 25 1035 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1230 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 251
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 0847 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 25 0845 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 212
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 0842 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 25 0842 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 25 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 250
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 25 0551 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 25 0545 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0300-0600 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 528
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 2356 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 527
Valid From: 2003 Jan 23 1505 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Jan 25 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 405
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 1654 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 24 1625 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1200 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 527
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 1556 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 526
Valid From: 2003 Jan 23 1505 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Jan 24 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP4
Serial Number: 199
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 1422 UTC

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 24 0317 UTC

Comment:
Data questionable.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 242
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 1226 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 24

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/FRIDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Still disturbed stratosphere. Reversed temperature gradient between
60N and the Pole at 5 HPa.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 489
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 0354 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 24 0319 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 658 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 661
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 0152 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 24 0130 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: Yes

Comment:
This is a reissue of SN 660 due to partial non-delivery of first
issue.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 660
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 24 0134 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 24 0130 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 404
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 23 1606 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 23 1455 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 3560 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 526
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 23 1555 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 525
Valid From: 2003 Jan 23 1505 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Jan 24 1600 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 525
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 23 1504 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 23 1505 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 23 1600 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 488
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 23 1321 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 23 1239 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 578 km/s

Comment:
Associated with M2.5/1n flare from region 266 (S22E17).


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 241
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 23 1245 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 23

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/THURSDSY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Still disturbed polar vortex throughout the stratosphere. Reversed
temperature gradient between 60N and the Pole from 10 to 3 HPa and at
1 HPa.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 487
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 23 0508 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 23 0432 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 373 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: WARK05
Serial Number: 211
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 22 2353 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 5 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 22 2355 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 23 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 249
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 22 2342 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 22 2341 UTC
Synoptic Period: 2100-2400 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 659
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 22 2332 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 22 2330 UTC
Synoptic Period: 2100-2400 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 658
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 22 1742 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 22 1740 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 403
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 22 1321 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 22 1255 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 5290 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 240
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 22 1238 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 22

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/WEDNESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
WARMING CONTINUES AND STILL DISTURBED POLAR VORTEX THROUGHOUT THE
STRATOSPHERE. REVERSED TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE
FROM 20 HPA TO 2 HPA


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 524
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 2333 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 523
Valid From: 2003 Jan 21 0855 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Jan 22 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 234
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 2106 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 24


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 266
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 1553 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 21 1505 UTC
Maximum Time: 2003 Jan 21 1509 UTC
End Time: 2003 Jan 21 1547 UTC
Duration: 42 minutes
Peak Flux: 380 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 138 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 523
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 1455 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 522
Valid From: 2003 Jan 21 0855 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Jan 21 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 402
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 1250 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 21 1230 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: No
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 172 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 239
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 1227 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 21

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/TUESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
DECAYING WARMING, BUT STILL DISTURBED POLAR VORTEX THROUGHOUT THE
STRATOSPHERE. REVERSED TERMERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE
FROM 50 TO 10 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 657
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 0857 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 21 0856 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 522
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 0853 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 21 0855 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 21 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: SUM10R
Serial Number: 265
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 0616 UTC

SUMMARY: 10cm Radio Burst
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 21 0552 UTC
Maximum Time: 2003 Jan 21 0552 UTC
End Time: 2003 Jan 21 0552 UTC
Duration: 1 minutes
Peak Flux: 140 sfu
Latest Penticton Noon Flux: 138 sfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 486
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 0612 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 21 0558 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 700 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: ALTTP2
Serial Number: 485
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 21 0240 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2003 Jan 21 0227 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 700 km/s


Space Weather Message Code: WATA20
Serial Number: 233
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 20 2231 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic A-index of 20 or greater predicted
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 23


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 238
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 20 1332 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 20

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/MONDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
WARMING CONTINUES OVER THE POLAR REGION, FURTHER WEAKENING. REVERSED
TERPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE FROM 50 TO 5 HPA.
EASTERLY ZONAL MEAN ZONAL WIND AT 60N BETWEEN 5 AND 2 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 521
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 20 0220 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 20 0220 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 20 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 656
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 20 0216 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 20 0215 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 520
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 19 1450 UTC

EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Extension to Serial Number: 519
Valid From: 2003 Jan 19 1015 UTC
Now Valid Until: 2003 Jan 19 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Persistence


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 237
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 19 1326 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 19

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/SUNDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
Warming continues over the polar region, but considerable weakening.
Reversed temperature gradient between 60N and the Pole up to 2 HPa
and easterly winds at 60N to 1 HPa.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 655
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 19 1022 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 19 1022 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0900-1200 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 519
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 19 1015 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 19 1015 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 19 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 654
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 18 1329 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 18 1329 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1200-1500 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 518
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 18 1322 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 18 1322 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 18 1500 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 236
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 17 1321 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 17

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/FRIDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS
Strong warming continues over the Siberian Arctic and Northern Europe
leading to a reversed temperature gradient between 60N and the Pole
from 30 HPa upwards and easterly winds at 60N from 5 to 1 HPa.
Within the next two days, the forecast indicates a splitting of the
polar vortex throughout the stratosphere with easterly winds at 60N
down to 10 HPa.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 235
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 15 1344 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 15

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/WEDNESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
WARMING OVER NORTHERN ASIA/NORTHERN EUROPE CONTINUES, STRONGEST IN
THE UPPER STRATOSPHERE. TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE
REVERSED AT 2 AND 1 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 234
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 14 1129 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 14

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/TUESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
NEW WARM PULS, STRONGEST IN THE UPPER STRATOSPHERE, BUT TEMPERATURE
HAS INCREASED MORE THAN 30 KELVIN ALSO AT 10 HPA AND BELOW WITHIN ONE
WEEK OVER NORTHERN SIBERIA. REVERSAL OF THE TEMPERATURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN 60N AND THE NORTH POLE EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 3 DAYS FROM
50H PA UP 1HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 233
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 08 1328 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 08

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/WEDNESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
UPPER STRATOSPHERE WARMING PERSISTS, BUT FURTHER WEAKENS. TEMPERATURE
GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE REVERSED ONLY AT 1 HPA.
END OF ALERT PERIOD.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 232
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 07 1344 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 07

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/TUESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
UPPER STRATOSPHERE WARMING PERSISTS, CENTERED WITH PLUS 8C AT 1 HPA
OVER 65N/3W, WEAKENING. TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE
REVERSED FROM 10 TO 5 HPA AND AROUND 1 HPA


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 231
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 06 1234 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 06

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/MONDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
UPPER STRATOSPHERE WARMING CONTINUES, CENTERED WITH PLUS 7C AT 1 HPA
OVER 77N/3E, WEAKENING. TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N AND THE POLE
REVERSED FROM 10 TO 1 HPA


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 230
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 05 1151 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 05

Comment:
Stratwarm Alert/Sunday/Stratwarm Exists.
Upper stratospheric warming, centered with plus 22C at 1HPA over
70N/40E, continues, slowly weaking; temperature gradient between 60N
and the pole reversed between 10 and 1 HPA; easterly winds at 60N,
1HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 517
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 04 1518 UTC

CANCEL WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Cancel Serial Number: 516
Original Issue Time: 2003 Jan 03 1623 UTC

Comment:
Conditions no longer warrant warning.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 229
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 04 1214 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 04

Comment:
Stratwarm Alert/Saturday/Stratwarm exists
Upper stratospheric warming, centered with
plus 42C at 1HPA over 70N/0E, continues;
temperature gradient between 60N and the
pole still reversed between 10 and 1HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 248
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 03 1732 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 03 1724 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: No


Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 653
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 03 1624 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 03 1624 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1500-1800 UTC
Active Warning: Yes


Space Weather Message Code: WARK04
Serial Number: 516
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 03 1623 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 4 expected
Valid From: 2003 Jan 03 1624 UTC
Valid To: 2003 Jan 04 2359 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 401
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 03 1329 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 03 1310 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 2030 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 228
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 03 1217 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 03

Comment:
UPPER STRATOSPHERIC WARMING, CENTERED WITH PLUS 29C AT 2HPA OVER
65N/0E, CONTINUES, SLOWLY WEAKENING; TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 69N
AND THE POLE STILL REVERSED BETWEEN 10 AND 1HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 400
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 02 1407 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 02 1345 UTC
Station: GOES 8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 3230 pfu


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 227
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 02 1132 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 02

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/THURSDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
UPPER STRATOSPHERIC WARMING, CENTERED WITH PLUS 30C OVER GREENLAND,
WEAKENS WITHIN THE NEXT 5 DAYS, BUT TEMPERATURE GRADIENT BETWEEN 60N
AND THE POLE REMAINS REVERSED DOWN TO 10 HPA.


Space Weather Message Code: ALTSTR
Serial Number: 226
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 01 1257 UTC

ALERT: STRATWARM
Valid for UTC Day: 2003 Jan 01

Comment:
STRATWARM ALERT/WEDNESDAY/STRATWARM EXISTS.
STRONG WARMING CONTINUES IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER STRATOSPHERE,
EXTENDING FROM NORTHEASTERN ASIA TO NORTHERN EUROPE AND GREENLAND BUT
WEAKENING. 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: 399
Issue Time: 2003 Jan 01 0753 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2003 Jan 01 0730 UTC
Station: GOES8
Observed Yesterday: Yes
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 4390 pfu