NOAA / Space Weather Prediction Center

SWPC Space Weather Advisory

Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center Boulder, Colorado, USA

SPACE WEATHER ADVISORY OUTLOOK #16-1
2016 January 3 at 6:20 p.m. MST (2016 January 4 0120 UTC)

**** SPACE WEATHER OUTLOOK ****

Summary For December 28-January 3

G1 (Minor) and G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storms were observed on 31 December and 01 January due to effects from a 28 December coronal mass ejection (CME).

R1 (Minor) radio blackouts were observed on 28 December and 02 January due to flare activity from active Region 2473.

An S1 (Minor) Solar Radiation storm was observed on 02 January associated with significant flare activity from Region 2473.

Outlook For January 4-10

G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are likely on 06 January due to effects from a geoeffective, positive polarity coronal hole high speed stream.

No radio blackouts are expected through the outlook period.

No solar radiation storms are expected through the outlook period.

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NOAA Space Weather Scales - Description of catagories used in Outlooks.