Status Report

Space Weather Advisory Outlook #02-19 — 7 May 2002

By SpaceRef Editor
May 7, 2002
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center
Boulder, Colorado, USA


2002 May 07 at 11:41 a.m. MDT (2002 May 07 1741 UTC)


Summary For April 29-May 5

Space weather reached minor levels on April 30 due to a category R1
(minor) radio blackout. The minor radio blackout was associated with a
solar flare from beyond the Sun’s eastern limb. There were no space
weather storms detected during the rest of the period. For a list of
adverse system effects related to space weather, please refer to the
NOAA Space Weather Scales.

Outlook For May 8-14

Space weather is expected to be at minor levels. Isolated category R1
(minor) radio blackouts are likely. There is a chance for category G1
(minor) geomagnetic storm conditions on May 10. No 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.