Status Report

NOAA SEC Space Weather Outlook #04- 7

By SpaceRef Editor
February 17, 2004
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center
Boulder, Colorado, USA


2004 February 17 at 01:42 p.m. MST (2004 February 17 2042 UTC)


Summary For February 9-15

Space weather during the past week briefly reached moderate levels.
Category G1 (minor) and G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storm levels were
observed on February 11th due to the onset of high speed solar wind
from a coronal hole on the Sun. Category G1 geomagnetic storms were
also observed on February 12th and 15th due to the same coronal hole.
For a list of adverse system effects related to space weather storms,
please refer to the NOAA Space Weather Scales.

Outlook For February 18-24

Space weather for the next week may reach minor levels. Category G1
(minor) geomagnetic storms are expected during the latter half of the
period due to high speed solar wind from a coronal hole on the sun.

For current space weather conditions please refer to:

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.

SpaceRef staff editor.