[ips-sf] SWS Summary Forecast for 19 September - issued 2331UT/18-Sep-2016 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Mon Sep 19 09:31:07 EST 2016

Solar flare activity was very low during 18 September UT and it is
expected to remain very low today, 19 September. Active Region 2592
produced the largest flare of the day, a B 6.8 event peaking at 11:00
UT. There is a small chance of a weak C class flare during the next 2
days. The succession of CMEs observed during 17 September are far-side
events and not Earthward directed. Coronal Hole 761 is expected to
become geoeffective today, 19 September UT. A minor geomagnetic storm
occurred when CH 761 became geoeffective during the previous solar
rotation. A minor geomagnetic storm (Kp=5) is possible during 19-20
September. Conditions for HF radio wave propagation were near normal
in the Australian region during 18 September UT. They are expected to
be similar today, 19 September.

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