Space Weather ALERT 05/04/13 – Electron 2MeV Integral Flux

Issue Time: 2013 May 04 0911 UTC

CONTINUED ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Begin Time: 2013 May 03 1120 UTC
Yesterday Maximum 2MeV Flux: 1906 pfu

Potential Impacts: Satellite systems may experience significant charging resulting in increased risk to satellite systems.

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This post compiled using data gathered from NOAA and NASA.

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