Thursday, September 7, 2017

[californiadisasters] Solar storm, Northern Lights

Space Weather Message Code: ALTK08  Serial Number: 23  Issue Time: 2017 Sep 07 2350 UTC    ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 8  Threshold Reached: 2017 Sep 07 2350 UTC  Synoptic Period: 2100-2400 UTC     Active Warning: Yes  NOAA Scale: G4 - Severe    NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at    Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 45 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.  Induced Currents - Possible widespread voltage control problems and some protective systems may mistakenly trip out key assets from the power grid. Induced pipeline currents intensify.  Spacecraft - Systems may experience surface charging; increased drag on low earth orbit satellites, and tracking and orientation problems may occur.  Navigation - Satellite navigation (GPS) degraded or inoperable for hours.  Radio - HF (high frequency) radio propagation sporadic or blacked out.  Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as Alabama and northern California


Tiny iPhone keypad & spiel Czech happens


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