Mar 22, 2017

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STORM WATCH

Storm Category: G1 (Minor) to G2 (Moderate)
Watch Begins: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
17:00 MDT

Duration: 72 Hours

Storm Watch Details:


HIGH SPEED SOLAR WIND 
•  An unexpected high solar wind stream swept past Earth early on March 21 with the intensity of a Coronal Mass Ejection, setting the stage for elevated geomagnetic activity over the next few days. The Space Weather Prediction Centre at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a 72-hour G1 storm watch that will take effect at 5 p.m. MDT on Tuesday, March 21.

Real Time Space Weather Websites:

SDO Solar Activity Data
Latest WSA/Enlil CME Arrival Time Predictions

Latest NOAA Alerts/Warnings
Current Northern Hemisphere Auroral Oval
Watch for CME Impact By Observing ACE Real Time Data

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Oct 12, 2016

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STORM WATCH

Storm Category: G1 (Minor) to G3 (Strong)
Watch Begins: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
17:00 MDT

Duration: 72 Hours

Storm Watch Details:


INCOMING CME 
•  The impact from an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME) is expected to combine with an already geoeffective high-density solar wind stream on Thursday, October 13, resulting in possible G1 (Minor) to G3 (Strong) geomagnetic storm activity. Due to potential incremental effects associated with the CME impact, this event is capable of generating active auroral displays across Canada. Peak storm activity is expected to occur in the evening and overnight on Thursday. The Space Weather Prediction Centre at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a 72-hour G1-G3 storm watch that will take effect at 5 p.m. MT on Wednesday, (October 12).

Real Time Space Weather Websites:

SDO Solar Activity Data
Latest WSA/Enlil CME Arrival Time Predictions

Latest NOAA Alerts/Warnings
Current Northern Hemisphere Auroral Oval
Watch for CME Impact By Observing ACE Real Time Data

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Sep 27, 2016

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STORM WATCH

Storm Category: G2 (Moderate)
Watch Begins: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
17:00 MDT

Duration: 72 Hours

Storm Watch Details:


CORONAL HOLE EFFECTS 
•  A recurrent coronal hole high speed solar wind stream that triggered G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storm conditions last month is expected to deliver a new wave of unsettled/stormy activity this week, possibly reaching G2 levels again on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a 72-hour storm watch that will take effect at 5 p.m. MT on Tuesday, September 27.

Real Time Space Weather Websites:

SDO Solar Activity Data
Latest WSA/Enlil CME Arrival Time Predictions

Latest NOAA Alerts/Warnings
Current Northern Hemisphere Auroral Oval
Watch for CME Impact By Observing ACE Real Time Data

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