[Ips-geo-warning] IPS GEOMAGNETIC WARNING issued 0301 UT on 18 May 2013

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat May 18 13:01:36 EST 2013


SUBJ: IPS GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING 13/07
ISSUED AT 0300UT/18 MAY 2013
BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE.

A full halo earthward directed CME was observed on 17-May with 
estimated arrival midway through 19-May. This may increase geomagnetic 
activity to Minor Storm levels, with periods at Major storm level 
from mid 19-May and into early 20-May. The magnitude of the storm 
will depend on the orientation of the magnetic field in the CME.

INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED 
DUE TO CORONAL MASS EJECTION
FROM 19-20 MAY 2013
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GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY FORECAST
19 May:  Minor Storm
20 May:  Active to Minor Storm

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