[Ips-geo-warning] IPS GEOMAGNETIC WARNING
rwc at ips.gov.au
Tue Jan 20 15:35:01 EST 2004
SUBJ: IPS GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING 04/05
ISSUED AT 20/0425Z JANUARY 2004
BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE.
MILDLY INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED FROM 20-21
JANUARY 2004 DUE TO CORONAL HOLE HIGH SPEED WIND STREAM
AND POSSIBLE GLANCING IMPACT FROM CME.
Solar wind speeds remain elevated due to a coronal hole solar
wind stream. There is the possibility of a glancing blow from
a CME associated with the M5-flare observed on 17 January which
is expected to impact the Earth on 20 January and possibly
result in minor storm levels.
GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY FORECAST
20 Jan: Mostly unsettled to active with isolated minor storm periods possible.
21 Jan: Unsettled to active
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