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WOXX11 KWNP 040836

Space Weather Message Code: ALTK05
Serial Number: 855
Issue Time: 2015 Oct 04 0830 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2015 Oct 04 0830 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
Active Warning: Yes
NOAA Scale: G1 - Minor
Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 60 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents - Weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Spacecraft - Minor impact on satellite operations possible.
Aurora - Aurora may be visible at high latitudes, i.e., northern tier of the U.S. such as northern Michigan and Maine.

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