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Thursday, August 11, 2022 21:32:56

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Space Weather Conditions
24-Hour Observed Maximums
R
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S
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G
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Latest Observed
R
no data
S
no data
G
no data
R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
G
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R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
G
no data
R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
G
no data
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R
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S
no data
G
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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.
More about the NOAA Space Weather Scales

Real Time Solar Wind Kp Ap Plot Changes

Real Time Solar Wind Kp Ap Plot Changes
published: Friday, August 05, 2022 19:00 UTC

Summary of Changes

  • Plot colors aligned with NOAA G-Scales

    • The RTSW plot displays green columns for Kp <=4, then follows the G-Scales beginning with Kp = 5 (yellow)

  • Decimal Kp values displayed

    • After 8/4/2022, Kp values will now be displayed in decimal format (e.g., 1.33, 1.67, 2.00)