Status Report

NOAA SEC Space Weather Advisory Outlook #03-50

By SpaceRef Editor
December 16, 2003
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center Boulder, Colorado, USA

SPACE WEATHER ADVISORY OUTLOOK #03- 50

2003 December 16 at 12:31 p.m. MST (2003 December 16 1931 UTC)

**** SPACE WEATHER OUTLOOK ****

Summary For December 8-14

Space weather during the past week reached moderate levels. A Category
G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm was in progress for most of the week. On
December 8th, 10th, and 11th the storm reached category G2 (moderate)
levels. The source of this storm was a large coronal hole and its
associated high speed solar wind. For a list of adverse system effects
related to space weather storms, please refer to the NOAA Space Weather
Scales.

Outlook For December 17-23

Space weather for the next week may reach minor levels. Category R1
(minor) radio blackouts are possible during the week when active
regions are expected to rotate onto the visible disk.

For current space weather conditions please refer to:
http://www.sec.noaa.gov/SWN/
http://www.sec.noaa.gov/alerts/

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 http://sec.noaa.gov/advisories or (303) 497-5127.
The NOAA Public Affairs contact is Barbara McGehan at
Barbara.McGehan@noaa.gov or (303) 497-6288.

SpaceRef staff editor.