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:Product: 3-Day Forecast
:Issued: 2015 May 03 0030 UTC
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#             3-Day Forecast
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A. NOAA Geomagnetic Activity Observation and Forecast

The greatest observed 3 hr Kp over the past 24 hours was 3 (below NOAA
Scale levels).
The greatest expected 3 hr Kp for May 03-May 05 2015 is 3 (below NOAA
Scale levels).

NOAA Kp index breakdown May 03-May 05 2015

            May 03     May 04     May 05
00-03UT        2          2          2
03-06UT        1          1          2
06-09UT        1          1          2
09-12UT        1          1          2
12-15UT        1          1          2
15-18UT        1          1          2
18-21UT        2          2          2
21-00UT        2          2          3

Rationale: No G1 (Minor) or greater geomagnetic storms are expected.  No
significant transient or recurrent solar wind features are forecast.

B. NOAA Solar Radiation Activity Observation and Forecast

Solar radiation, as observed by NOAA GOES-13 over the past 24 hours, was
below S-scale storm level thresholds.

Solar Radiation Storm Forecast for May 03-May 05 2015

              May 03  May 04  May 05
S1 or greater    1%      1%      1%

Rationale: No S1 (Minor) or greater solar radiation storms are expected.
No significant active region activity favorable for radiation storm
production is forecast.

C. NOAA Radio Blackout Activity and Forecast

No radio blackouts were observed over the past 24 hours.

Radio Blackout Forecast for May 03-May 05 2015

              May 03        May 04        May 05
R1-R2            1%            1%            1%
R3 or greater    1%            1%            1%

Rationale: No R1 (Minor) or greater radio blackouts are expected.  No
significant active region flare activity is forecast.



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