Space Weather Alert, Coronal Mass Eruption (CME), Geomagnetic Storm


SDO AIA 304 Image of the Sun August, 1 2014

Solar Dynamics Observatory AIA 304 Image of the Sun August, 1 2014

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2014 Aug 01 1818 UTC

Description: A CME is headed towards Earth and is expected to make a glancing blow on Earth’s magnetic field. NOAA forecasters estimate a thirty percent chance of geomagnetic storms on 8/2/14. Type IV emissions occur in association with major eruptions on the sun and are typically associated with strong coronal mass ejections and solar radiation storms


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