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Space Weather Conditions
24-Hour Observed Maximums
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Latest Observed
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R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
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Current Space Weather Conditions
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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NWS Spring Weather Safety Campaign
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Geospace Model Version 2.0 Begins Operations in Support of Power Grids
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 01:56 UTC

Just in time for Space Weather Workshop 2021, Region 2816 (lower left quadrant of the sun) produced an M1solar flare at 19/2342 UTC!

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 00:28 UTC

Spring will be here before you know it!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 18:01 UTC

Space Weather Workshop is an annual conference that brings industry, academia, and government agencies together in a lively dialog about space weat

Tuesday, February 02, 2021 17:15 UTC

On February 3, 2021*, Geospace Model Version 2.0, which is part of the University of Michigan’s Space Weather Modeling Framework, will commence ope

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The Sun (EUV)

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Coronal Mass Ejections

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The Aurora

Aurora ovation plot

GOES X-Ray Flux

GOES Proton Flux

Estimated Planetary K-Index

Planetary K Index plot