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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 21:27:37

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Space Weather Conditions
24-Hour Observed Maximums
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Latest Observed
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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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C1 Flare and Associated CME of 12 February, 2018

12 February, 2018 C1 Flare
C1 Flare and Associated CME of 12 February, 2018
published: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:22 UTC

A C1 solar flare occurred at 0135 UTC (8:35pm ET) on 12 February 2018, from Region 2699. An asymmetric halo CME was observed in LASCO/SOHO imagery in association with this flare. SWPC forecasters are busy analyzing the imagery and studying model forecast results. Initial analysis indicates the CME likely has an Earth-directed component, with a preliminary arrival of 15 February. Please keep checking our SWPC webpage - the nation's official source of forecasts, watches and warnings - for the latest updates and expectations regarding this event.