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:Product: Daily Space Weather Summary and Forcast daydsf.txt
:Issued: 2014 Apr 16 2200 UTC
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# Daily Space Weather Summary and Forecast.
Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 15/2100Z to
16/2100Z: Solar activity has been at moderate levels for the past 24
hours. The largest solar event of the period was a M1 event observed at
16/1959Z from Region 2035 (S17E11). There are currently 11 numbered
sunspot regions on the disk.
Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is likely to be moderate
with a slight chance for an X-class flare on days one, two, and three
(17 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr).
Geophysical Activity Summary 15/2100Z to 16/2100Z: 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 345 km/s at
15/2104Z. Total IMF reached 6 nT at 16/1953Z. The maximum southward
component of Bz reached -5 nT at 16/1941Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV
at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 454 pfu.
Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected
to be at quiet to unsettled levels on days one and two (17 Apr, 18 Apr)
and quiet levels on day three (19 Apr).