Sunday, June 8, 2014

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater (G3 or Greater)

Space Weather Message Code: WARK07
Serial Number: 42
Issue Time: 2014 Jun 08 0738 UTC

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater expected
Valid From: 2014 Jun 08 0737 UTC
Valid To: 2014 Jun 08 0915 UTC
Warning Condition: Onset
NOAA Scale: G3 or greater - Strong to Extreme

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at

Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 50 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents - Power system voltage irregularities possible, false alarms may be triggered on some protection devices.
Spacecraft - Systems may experience surface charging; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites and orientation problems may occur.
Navigation - Intermittent satellite navigation (GPS) problems, including loss-of-lock and increased range error may occur.
Radio - HF (high frequency) radio may be intermittent.
Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as Pennsylvania to Iowa 
Editor's note:
Brace for powerful quakes, storms and volcanic activity next 2 weeks.

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