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Saturday, December 07, 2019 12:54:37

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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 --
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S1 or greater --
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R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
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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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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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A SUVI 195 image of the sun
NWS Winter Safety Campaign
Model data from August 5th
Customer Needs & Requirements for Space Weather
Monday, December 02, 2019 19:52 UTC

GOES-16 will become operationally available to the NWS Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) in Boulder, CO on December 9, 2019. At that time, GOES-16 will become the primary satellite for geostationary space weather observations.

Monday, December 02, 2019 19:51 UTC

Winter is coming!

Monday, September 30, 2019 18:41 UTC

New NOAA-USGS model provides critical data to electrical power grid operators

Monday, September 30, 2019 18:41 UTC

The study for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) about findings regarding identifica

Serving Essential Space Weather Communities

The Sun's X-Rays

Solar X-Ray Imager Image

Coronal Mass Ejections

LASCO C3 Coronagraph Image

The Aurora

Aurora ovation plot

GOES X-Ray Flux

GOES Proton Flux

Estimated Planetary K-Index

Planetary K Index plot