Status Report

NOAA SEC Space Weather Advisory Outlook #02- 45

By SpaceRef Editor
November 5, 2002
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center
Boulder, Colorado, USA


2002 November 05 at 12:29 p.m. MST (2002 November 05 1929 UTC)


Summary For October 28-November 3

Space weather reached strong levels. A category R3 (strong) radio
blackout occurred at 9:52 A.M MST (1652 UTC) on October 31st and
category R1 (minor) radio blackouts occurred on October 28th, 29th, and
November 1st. Category G1 (minor) geomagnetic storms were observed on
October 30th and November 2nd due to solar winds emanating from two
different coronal holes on the sun. For a list of adverse system
effects related to space weather storms, please refer to the NOAA Space
Weather Scales.

Outlook For November 6-12

Space weather is expected to reach the minor levels. A category R1
(minor) radio blackout is possible during the week. Category G1
(minor) geomagnetic storms are possible early in the week.

Data used to provide space weather services are contributed by NOAA,
USAF, NASA, NSF, USGS, the International Space Environment Services
and other observatories, universities, and institutions. For more
information, including email services, see SEC’s Space Weather
Advisories Web site or (303) 497-5127.
The NOAA Public Affairs contact is Barbara McGehan at or (303) 497-6288.

SpaceRef staff editor.