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WOXX12 KWNP 261026

Space Weather Message Code: ALTK06
Serial Number: 420
Issue Time: 2016 Oct 26 1021 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 6
Threshold Reached: 2016 Oct 26 1020 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0900-1200 UTC
Active Warning: Yes
NOAA Scale: G2 - Moderate
Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 55 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents - Power grid fluctuations can occur. High-latitude power systems may experience voltage alarms.
Spacecraft - Satellite orientation irregularities may occur; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites is possible.
Radio - HF (high frequency) radio propagation can fade at higher latitudes.
Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as New York to Wisconsin to Washington state.

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