From: Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA)
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast SDF Number 51 Issued at 2200Z on 20 Feb 2020 IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 19/2100Z to 20/2100Z: 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 (21 Feb, 22 Feb, 23 Feb).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 19/2100Z to 20/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet to unsettled levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 456 km/s at 19/2108Z. Total IMF reached 7 nT at 20/2100Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -5 nT at 20/2100Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 2786 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet levels on days one, two, and three (21 Feb, 22 Feb, 23 Feb).
III. Event probabilities 21 Feb-23 Feb
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 20 Feb 071
Predicted 21 Feb-23 Feb 071/071/071
90 Day Mean 20 Feb 071
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 19 Feb 010/011
Estimated Afr/Ap 20 Feb 007/008
Predicted Afr/Ap 21 Feb-23 Feb 006/005-006/005-005/005
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 21 Feb-23 Feb
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 01/01/01
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 20/20/20
Major-severe storm 10/10/10
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