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ALERT! G-3 geomagnetic storm

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I guess this is where this goes. OregonChick take care and all in the north.



WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater expected

Valid From: 2012 Apr 24 0205 UTC



Valid To: 2012 Apr 24 0600 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 to Oregon

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