Solar activity report
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Report of Solar-Geophysical Activity 2017 Jan 16 2200 UTC
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Joint USAF/NOAA Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity
SDF Number 16 Issued at 2200Z on 16 Jan 2017
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 15-2100Z to 16-2100Z
Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24
hours. There are currently 2 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast
Solar activity is expected to be very low
with a slight chance for a C-class flare on days one, two, and three (17
Jan, 18 Jan, 19 Jan).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 15-2100Z to 16-2100Z
field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed
reached a peak of 342 km/s at 16/0418Z. Total IMF reached 6 nT at
16/0425Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -3 nT at
16/1755Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a
peak level of 3085 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast
The geomagnetic field is expected
to be at quiet to unsettled levels on day one (17 Jan) and unsettled to
minor storm levels on days two and three (18 Jan, 19 Jan).
III. Event Probabilities 17 Jan to 19 Jan
|Class M ||01%||01%||01%|
|Class X ||01%||01%||01%|
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 16 Jan 078
Predicted 17 Jan-19 Jan 078/078/078
90 Day Mean 16 Jan 076
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 15 Jan 002/002
Estimated Afr/Ap 16 Jan 002/003
Predicted Afr/Ap 17 Jan-19 Jan 007/008-018/025-015/020
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 17 Jan to 19 Jan
|A. Middle Latitudes|
|Minor storm ||05%||25%||25%|
|Major-severe storm ||01%||05%||05%|
|B. High Latitudes|
|Minor storm ||25%||25%||30%|
|Major-severe storm ||20%||70%||60%|