Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 24 November 2021

Status Report From: Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA)
Posted: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast SDF Number 328 Issued at 2200Z on 24 Nov 2021 IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 23/2100Z to 24/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 3 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.

IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low with a slight chance for a C-class flare on days one, two, and three (25 Nov, 26 Nov, 27 Nov). IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 23/2100Z to 24/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 529 km/s at 23/2119Z. Total IMF reached 5 nT at 24/0828Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -3 nT at 24/0309Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 1610 pfu.

IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet levels on days one and two (25 Nov, 26 Nov) and quiet to unsettled levels on day three (27 Nov). III. Event probabilities 25 Nov-27 Nov Class M 01/01/01 Class X 01/01/01 Proton 01/01/01 PCAF green IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux Observed 24 Nov 083 Predicted 25 Nov-27 Nov 085/085/085 90 Day Mean 24 Nov 087 V. Geomagnetic A Indices Observed Afr/Ap 23 Nov 007/007 Estimated Afr/Ap 24 Nov 006/006 Predicted Afr/Ap 25 Nov-27 Nov 006/005-006/005-007/010 VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 25 Nov-27 Nov A. Middle Latitudes Active 10/10/30 Minor Storm 01/01/10 Major-severe storm 01/01/01 B. High Latitudes Active 20/20/15 Minor Storm 20/20/30 Major-severe storm 10/10/40

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