[ips-sf] SWS Summary Forecast for 17 July - issued 0004UT/17-Jul-2017 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Mon Jul 17 10:04:59 EST 2017

Low solar flare activity with a chance of Moderate activity. The
anticipated CME arrived earlier than forecast at 0515UT. Minor
geomagnetic Storm was observed today with isolated Major Storm periods
recorded at some locations. As the solar wind is going strong,
geomagnetic activity at Active to Minor Storm levels and at times
could reach Major Storm levels today ,17 Jul. High-frequency radio
communications Normal to Fair. There is a chance that aurora may be
visible tonight from Southernmost Australian regions tonight.

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