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:Product: Daily Space Weather Summary and Forcast daydsf.txt
:Issued: 2014 Aug 18 2200 UTC
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# Daily Space Weather Summary and Forecast.
Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 17/2100Z to
18/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24
hours. There are currently 6 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is likely to be low with a
slight chance for an M-class flare on days one, two, and three (19 Aug,
20 Aug, 21 Aug).
Geophysical Activity Summary 17/2100Z to 18/2100Z: The geomagnetic
field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed,
as measured by the ACE spacecraft, reached a peak speed of 323 km/s at
18/0609Z. Total IMF reached 8 nT at 18/0415Z. The maximum southward
component of Bz reached -7 nT at 18/1457Z.
Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected
to be at quiet to active levels on day one (19 Aug), quiet to minor
storm levels on day two (20 Aug) and quiet to unsettled levels on day
three (21 Aug).