Status Report

NOAA SEC Space Weather Outlook #02-11

By SpaceRef Editor
March 12, 2002
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center
Boulder, Colorado, USA


2002 March 12 at 01:35 p.m. MST (2002 March 12 2035 UTC)


Summary For March 4-10

Space weather reached minor levels. Isolated category R1 (minor) radio
blackouts occurred during March 09 – 10 due to moderate-sized solar
flares. The geomagnetic field was disturbed during March 05 – 07 due to
increased solar wind speeds, but did not reach storm levels. There were
no solar radiation storms during the period.

Outlook For March 13-19

Space weather is expected to remain at minor levels. Isolated, category
R1 (minor) radio blackouts are likely during the period. No geomagnetic
storms or solar radiation storms are expected.

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 or (303) 497-6288.

SpaceRef staff editor.