Status Report

Joint USAF/NOAA Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity 26 August 2010

By SpaceRef Editor
August 26, 2010
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:Product: Report of Solar-Geophysical Activity
:Issued: 2010 Aug 26 2200 UTC
# Prepared jointly by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA,
# Space Weather Prediction Center and the U.S. Air Force.
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Joint USAF/NOAA Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity
SDF Number 238 Issued at 2200Z on 26 Aug 2010
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 25/2100Z
to 26/2100Z: Solar activity was very low during the past 24 hours.
Region 1101 (N13E48) produced two low level B-class flares.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is forecast to be very
low for the next 3 days (27-29 August).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 25/2100Z to 26/2100Z:
The geomagnetic field ranged between quiet and active conditions
during the past 24 hours. The greater than 2 MeV electron flux at
geosynchronous orbit was high throughout the period.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is
forecast to be mostly quiet to unsettled with isolated active
conditions on day 1 (27 August), returning to mostly quiet
conditions on days 2 and 3 (28-29 August).
III. Event Probabilities 27 Aug-29 Aug
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
Proton 01/01/01
PCAF Green
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 26 Aug 073
Predicted 27 Aug-29 Aug 075/075/075
90 Day Mean 26 Aug 077
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 25 Aug 015/020
Estimated Afr/Ap 26 Aug 012/015
Predicted Afr/Ap 27 Aug-29 Aug 008/010-005/008-005/005
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 27 Aug-29 Aug
A. Middle Latitudes
Active 40/20/20
Minor storm 10/05/05
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Active 50/30/20
Minor storm 20/10/05
Major-severe storm 01/01/01

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