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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 15 June 2017
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast
SDF Number 166 Issued at 2200Z on 15 Jun 2017
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 14/2100Z to 15/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 2 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 (16 Jun, 17 Jun, 18 Jun).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 14/2100Z to 15/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 495 km/s at 15/0152Z. Total IMF reached 6 nT at 14/2316Z. The maximum southward component of Bz reached -2 nT at 15/1218Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 113 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at unsettled to minor storm levels on day one (16 Jun), quiet to active levels on day two (17 Jun) and quiet to unsettled levels on day three (18 Jun).
III. Event probabilities 16 Jun-18 Jun
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 15 Jun 077
Predicted 16 Jun-18 Jun 077/077/077
90 Day Mean 15 Jun 077
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 14 Jun 006/006
Estimated Afr/Ap 15 Jun 012/015
Predicted Afr/Ap 16 Jun-18 Jun 017/025-011/012-011/010
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 16 Jun-18 Jun
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 15/05/05
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 20/15/15
Major-severe storm 20/15/05