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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 22 February 2020

Status Report From: Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA)
Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast SDF Number 53 Issued at 2200Z on 22 Feb 2020 IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 21/2100Z to 22/2100Z: 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 (23 Feb, 24 Feb, 25 Feb). IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 21/2100Z to 22/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet to unsettled levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 547 km/s at 22/0849Z. Total IMF reached 5 nT at 22/0605Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -3 nT at22/0028Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 2370 pfu.

IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet to unsettled levels on days one, two, and three (23 Feb, 24 Feb, 25 Feb).

III. Event probabilities 23 Feb-25 Feb Class M 01/01/01 Class X 01/01/01 Proton 01/01/01 PCAF green IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux Observed 22 Feb 072 Predicted 23 Feb-25 Feb 071/071/071 90 Day Mean 22 Feb 071 V. Geomagnetic A Indices Observed Afr/Ap 21 Feb 010/008 Estimated Afr/Ap 22 Feb 009/008 Predicted Afr/Ap 23 Feb-25 Feb 008/008-007/008-007/008 VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 23 Feb-25 Feb A. Middle Latitudes Active 20/20/20 Minor Storm 05/05/05 Major-severe storm 01/01/01 B. High Latitudes Active 15/15/20 Minor Storm 25/25/30 Major-severe storm 25/25/25


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