Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

By Newsroom America Feeds at 5 Apr 2018

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast SDF Number 95 Issued at 2200Z on 05 Apr 2018

IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 04/2100Z to 05/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 0 numbered sunspot regions on the disk. IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low on days one, two, and three (06 Apr, 07 Apr, 08 Apr).

IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 04/2100Z to 05/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet to unsettled levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 432 km/s at 05/2056Z. Total IMF reached 9 nT at 05/1815Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -6 nT at 05/1829Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 855 pfu. IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet to unsettled levels on day one (06 Apr) and quiet levels on days two and three (07 Apr, 08 Apr).

III. Event probabilities 06 Apr-08 Apr Class M 01/01/01 Class X 01/01/01 Proton 01/01/01 PCAF green

IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux Observed 05 Apr 066 Predicted 06 Apr-08 Apr 067/067/067 90 Day Mean 05 Apr 070

V. Geomagnetic A Indices Observed Afr/Ap 04 Apr 004/004 Estimated Afr/Ap 05 Apr 008/009 Predicted Afr/Ap 06 Apr-08 Apr 007/008-006/005-006/005

VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 06 Apr-08 Apr A. Middle Latitudes Active 25/10/10 Minor Storm 05/01/01 Major-severe storm 01/01/01 B. High Latitudes Active 20/15/15 Minor Storm 30/15/15 Major-severe storm 25/15/15


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