Status Report

Space Weather Outlook #01-35 – 28 Aug 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
August 28, 2001
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Official Space Weather Advisory issued by NOAA Space Environment Center
Boulder, Colorado, USA


2001 August 28 at 02:22 p.m. MDT (2001 August 28 2022 UT)


Summary For August 20-26

Space weather reached strong levels during the period. A category R3
(strong) radio blackout occurred on August 25 due to a fairly intense
solar flare. For a list of adverse system effects related to space
weather storms, please refer to the NOAA Space Weather Scales.

Outlook For August 29-September 4

Space weather is expected to be at minor to moderate levels. Isolated
category R1 (minor) radio blackouts will be likely during the period.
There will also be a slight chance for an isolated category R2
(moderate) radio blackout. There will be a slight chance for a category
S1 (minor) radiation storm during the first half of the period.

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.