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Wednesday, October 04, 2023 11:11:56

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NOAA Scales

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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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R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
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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.
More about the NOAA Space Weather Scales

Space Weather Summary

  • Solar Wind Speed: km/sec
  • Solar Wind Magnetic Fields: Bt nT, Bz nT
  • Noon 10.7cm Radio Flux: sfu

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SWPC Forecast Office
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Friday, September 29, 2023 15:32 UTC

The Space Weather Prediction Center will be performing system maintenance October 3rd 1630-1830 UTC (1230-1430 ET). 

Thursday, September 28, 2023 14:16 UTC

The job advertisement for SWPC Forecaster positions has been opened again.  These positions serve on the front lines of SWPC operations providing I

Thursday, September 14, 2023 18:15 UTC
The Space Weather Prediction Center is pleased to announce an opportunity for the position of IT Specialist (System Administrator)
Wednesday, August 02, 2023 13:45 UTC

Serving Essential Space Weather Communities

The Sun (EUV)

Solar Ultraviolet Image

Coronal Mass Ejections

LASCO C3 Coronagraph Image

The Aurora

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GOES X-Ray Flux

GOES Proton Flux

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NOAA Scales Geomagnetic Storms
Kp < 5 Kp = 5 (G1) Kp = 6 (G2) Kp = 7 (G3) Kp = 8, 9- (G4) Kp = 9o (G5)