Space Weather Message
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2
000
WOXX01 KWNP 241300
SUMXM5

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
Location: S07E77
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.

# Issued by the US Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, Space Weather Prediction Center
# Recent messages, data, and help at http://swpc.noaa.gov/alerts/
# Send questions to SWPC.Webmaster@noaa.gov



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.