From: Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA)
Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast
SDF Number 257 Issued at 2200Z on 14 Sep 2018
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 13/2100Z to 14/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 0 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low on days one, two, and three (15 Sep, 16 Sep, 17 Sep).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 13/2100Z to 14/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet to minor storm levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 655 km/s at 14/2050Z. Total IMF reached 6 nT at 13/2337Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -6 nT at 14/0139Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 42518 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet to unsettled levels on day one (15 Sep) and quiet to active levels on days two and three (16 Sep, 17 Sep).
III. Event probabilities 15 Sep-17 Sep
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 14 Sep 069
Predicted 15 Sep-17 Sep 069/069/069
90 Day Mean 14 Sep 070
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 13 Sep 017/018
Estimated Afr/Ap 14 Sep 013/016
Predicted Afr/Ap 15 Sep-17 Sep 007/010-013/016-012/012
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 15 Sep-17 Sep
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 05/10/05
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 25/25/30
Major-severe storm 25/40/35
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