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:Product: Daily Space Weather Summary and Forcast daydsf.txt
:Issued: 2015 May 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 low levels for the past 24 hours.
The largest solar event of the period was a C1 event observed at
18/0821Z from Region 2349 (S20E34). There are currently 7 numbered
sunspot regions on the disk.
Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low
with a chance for a C-class flares on days one, two, and three (19 May,
20 May, 21 May).
Geophysical Activity Summary 17/2100Z to 18/2100Z: The geomagnetic
field has been at quiet to unsettled levels for the past 24 hours. Solar
wind speed, as measured by the ACE spacecraft, reached a peak speed of
486 km/s at 18/1918Z. Total IMF reached 15 nT at 18/2059Z. The maximum
southward component of Bz reached -12 nT at 18/1927Z. Electrons greater
than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 4939 pfu.
Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected
to be at quiet to active levels on day one (19 May) and quiet levels on
days two and three (20 May, 21 May).