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Solar Storm Warning August 10th-12, 2013

August 9, 2013

Solar Storm Warning August 10th-12, 2013

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Aug 9, 2013
Tuesday 2013-08-06 to 08 several Earth Directed Flares and CME’s issued forth from the sun. The inbound solar wind and material is expected to reach us August 10th to the 12th, 2013. Nothing too much to worry about but here is NOAA’s official WATCH:

Geomagnetic Storm Category G1 Predicted
Highest Storm Level Predicted by Day:
Aug 09: None (Below G1) Aug 10: G1 (Minor) Aug 11: G1 (Minor)
THIS SUPERSEDES ANY/ALL PRIOR WATCHES IN EFFECT
Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 60 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents – Weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Spacecraft – Minor impact on satellite operations possible.
Aurora – Aurora may be visible at high latitudes, i.e., northern tier of the U.S. such as northern Michigan and Maine.

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