Solar Storm Forecast – July 25, 2019 at 07:34PM

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Our Sun calms down this week as region 2745 rotates off the west limb and on to the backside. We are dealing with a slight enhancement due to some mildly fast solar wind that could bump us to active conditions over the next few days, but only at “High-Latitudes”. On a more exciting front, a returning set of coronal holes rotates into view, which could bump us to storm levels with some decent fast solar wind in about 10 days. This should give aurora photographers something to anticipate. Unfortunately, the bright regions that were sandwiched between these coronal holes have decayed severely. They will not boost the solar flux much, if at all, for amateur radio operators and emergency responders. This means radio propagation will remain poor on Earth’s dayside for at least another week or (likely) more. At least the quiet Space Weather means GPS users can expect great reception on Earth’s dayside and at low latitudes over the next week.

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For a more in-depth look at the data and images highlighted in this video see these links below.

Solar Imaging and Analysis:
Flare Analysis:
Computer Aided CME Tracking CACTUS:
GOES Xray:
GONG magnetic field synoptic movie:
GONG magnetic field synoptic charts:
LMSAL Heliophysics Events HEK

Solar Wind:
DISCOVR solar wind:
ACE Solar Wind:
NASA ENLIL SPIRAL: +00%3A44%3A00&window=-1&cygnetId=261

Magnetosphere, Ionosphere, Atmosphere:
GOES Magnetometer:
Ionosphere D-Region Absorption (DRAP) model:
Auroral Oval Ovation Products:
Global 3-hr Kp index:
Wing Kp index prediction:
USGS Ground Magnetometers:
USGS Disturbance Storm-Time (Dst):
NAIRAS Radiation Storm Model:

Multi-Purpose Space Environment Sites:

Definition of Geomagnetic Storm, Radiation Storm, and Radio Blackout Levels:

Images c/o NASA/ESA/CSA (most notably the superb SDO, SOHO, ACE, STEREO, CCMC, JPL & DSN teams, amazing professionals, hobbyists, institutions, organizations, agencies and amateurs such as those at the USAF/HAARP, NICT, NOAA, USGS, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Intellicast, Catatania,,,,,,, and more.


Credit: TamithaSkov

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