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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 17 July 2019

Status Report From: Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA)
Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast SDF Number 198 Issued at 2200Z on 17 Jul 2019 IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 16/2100Z to 17/2100Z: 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 (18 Jul, 19 Jul, 20 Jul). IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 16/2100Z to 17/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 505 km/s at 17/0718Z. Total IMF reached 6 nT at 17/0620Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -4 nT at 17/0110Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 1889 pfu.

IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet levels on days one, two, and three (18 Jul, 19 Jul, 20 Jul). III. Event probabilities 18 Jul-20 Jul Class M 01/01/01 Class X 01/01/01 Proton 01/01/01 PCAF green IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux Observed 17 Jul 068 Predicted 18 Jul-20 Jul 068/068/068 90 Day Mean 17 Jul 069 V. Geomagnetic A Indices Observed Afr/Ap 16 Jul 005/005 Estimated Afr/Ap 17 Jul 006/007 Predicted Afr/Ap 18 Jul-20 Jul 006/005-006/005-006/005 VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 18 Jul-20 Jul A. Middle Latitudes Active 10/10/15 Minor Storm 05/05/01 Major-severe storm 01/01/01 B. High Latitudes Active 15/15/15 Minor Storm 20/20/20 Major-severe storm 15/20/15


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