Several Space Weather warnings have been issued in the last 24 hours which started with a Geomagnetic Sudden impulse warning yesterday. Today a Warning of a G2 level event was sent. Details for the G2 alert below.
Issue Time: 2014 Jun 08 0900 UTC
ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 6
Threshold Reached: 2014 Jun 08 0900 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 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.
Aurora viewing updates can be seen on the KnowledgeOrb Aurora viewing page. http://www.knowledgeorb.com/current-aurora-borealis-activity-viewing/
NOAA Space Weather Scales (meaning of R1,S1, Etc.) can be found at http://www.knowledgeorb.com/current-space-weather/noaa-space-weather-scales/
For more detailed current Space Weather visit KnowledgeOrb Space Weather at http://www.knowledgeorb.com/current-space-weather/