Space Weather WARNING: Geomagnetic Sudden Impulse expected

Solar Image 7/9/13

Solar Image 7/9/13

NOAA has issued a Space weather warning meaning we expect a shock wave to pass the Earth. These events are normally associated with events such as flares or Coronal Mass Ejections CMEs.

Issue Time: 2013 Jul 09 2008 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic Sudden Impulse expected
Valid From: 2013 Jul 09 2045 UTC
Valid To: 2013 Jul 09 2115 UTC
IP Shock Passage Observed: 2013 Jul 09 1958 UTC

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