Space Weather Message
Issued by NWS
WOXX01 KWNP 241300
Space Weather Message Code: SUMXM5
Serial Number: 119
Issue Time: 2014 Aug 24 1256 UTC
SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded M5
Begin Time: 2014 Aug 24 1200 UTC
Maximum Time: 2014 Aug 24 1217 UTC
End Time: 2014 Aug 24 1225 UTC
X-ray Class: M5.9
Optical Class: 2b
NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate
Comment: Impulsive M5/2b flare from new Region 2151 near the SE limb. Type II (593 km/s) and Tenflare (409 sfu) radio emissions associated with this event.
Potential Impacts: Area of impact centered primarily on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth.
Radio - Limited blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication for tens of minutes.
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