Status Report

NOAA SEC Space Weather Outlook #01-2 9 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 9, 2001
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center
Boulder, Colorado, USA


2001 January 09 at 01:40 p.m. MST (2001 January 09 2040 UT)


Summary For January 1-7

Space weather briefly reached minor levels by virtue of a single
category R1 (minor) radio blackout on Jan. 3. Category R1 radio
blackouts typically result in the following system effects on the
sunlit portion of Earth: minor degradation of high frequency radio
communication resulting in occasional loss of radio contact and brief
degradation of low-frequency navigation signals.

Outlook For January 10-16

Space weather is expected to remain at minor levels. There will be a
fair chance for an isolated category R1 radio blackout sometime during
the period with system effects comparable to those mentioned above. No
solar radiation storms or geomagnetic storms are expected during the

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. More
information is available at SEC’s Web site or
(303) 497-5127. The NOAA Public Affairs contact is Barbara McGehan
at [email protected] or (303) 497-6288.

SpaceRef staff editor.