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:Product: Daily Space Weather Summary and Forcast daydsf.txt
:Issued: 2015 Apr 17 2200 UTC
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# Daily Space Weather Summary and Forecast.
Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 16/2100Z to
17/2100Z: Solar activity has been at low levels for the past 24 hours.
The largest solar event of the period was a C2 event observed at
17/0137Z from Region 2325 (N04E32). There are currently 5 numbered
sunspot regions on the disk.
Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be low with
a chance for M-class flares and a slight chance for an X-class flare on
days one, two, and three (18 Apr, 19 Apr, 20 Apr).
Geophysical Activity Summary 16/2100Z to 17/2100Z: The geomagnetic
field has been at quiet to major storm levels for the past 24 hours.
Solar wind speed, as measured by the ACE spacecraft, reached a peak
speed of 784 km/s at 17/0408Z. Total IMF reached 9 nT at 16/2105Z. The
maximum southward component of Bz reached -8 nT at 16/2105Z. Electrons
greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 2087
Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected
to be at quiet to active levels on days one and three (18 Apr, 20 Apr)
and quiet to unsettled levels on day two (19 Apr).