Another Solar Storm erupted this afternoon

A x-ray flare erupted from the sun this afternoon around 1140 this morning. NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center is reporting a R3 Radio Blackout and a S1 Solar Radiation Storm in progress and trending downwards.

 

Impacts from this event include:

 

Radio: Wide-are blackout of high frequency radio communications and loss of radio contact

 

With the event already winding down, no auroras are expected tonight. For more information, visit the Space Weather Prediction Center's website and/or Facebook page.




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