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Space Weather Conditions
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R1 (Minor) Radio Blackout Impacts
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HF Radio: Weak or minor degradation of HF radio communication on sunlit side, occasional loss of radio contact.
Navigation: Low-frequency navigation signals degraded for brief intervals.
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G1 (Minor) Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued for 20 May

G1 (Minor) Watch on 20 May due to CH HSS
G1 (Minor) Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued for 20 May
published: Friday, May 20, 2016 15:59 UTC

A G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storming watch is in effect for the 20 May UTC-day. The storming is likely, due to another coronal hole high speed stream (CH HSS) rotating into a favorable position. This will result in increased solar wind speeds and a disturbed interplanetary magnetic field. Initial effects are expected later on 19 May, resulting in active conditions; with an escalation to a few, isolated periods of minor storming (G1) on 20 May. Geomagnetic responses are expected to return to active levels on 21 May. Continue to monitor our SWPC website for any changes to the forecast.