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Noon EDT TODAY: Solar Storm Media Briefing/NOAA

Press Release From: China National Space Administration
Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Media teleconference: severe solar storm reaches Earth

 

NOAA experts to provide update on current space weather

 

Contact

Susan Buchanan, susan.buchanan@noaa.gov; 301-427-9000 (office)

 

March 17, 2015

TODAY AT NOON EDT:  Media teleconference: severe solar storm reaches Earth

 

NOAA experts to provide update on current space weather

 

NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center – the nation’s official source of warnings and alerts about space weather and its impacts on Earth – has issued an alert for a G4, severe geomagnetic storm at Earth today. This geomagnetic storm is the result of two significant eruptions from the sun’s corona that occurred early on Sunday, March 15.

 

Experts with NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center will provide an update on current space weather conditions and their possible impacts on Earth during a media briefing today.

 

WHAT:           Media teleconference update on current space weather and impacts

 

WHEN:           TODAY, March 17 - 12 p.m. ET

 

WHO:             

 

Thomas Berger, Ph.D., director, Space Weather Prediction Center

 

Bob Rutledge, forecast lead, Space Weather Prediction Center

 

Brent Gordon, space weather services branch chief, Space Weather Prediction Center

 

CALL-IN #:    1-800-369-3104

PASSCODE: 6077305

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