GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS Kp Index is at level 7

***HIGH ALERT***
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EOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS

Kp Index is at level 7
Scale of G3
Strong

Power systems: voltage corrections may be required, false alarms triggered on some protection devices.
Spacecraft operations: surface charging may occur on satellite components, drag may increase on low-Earth-orbit satellites, and corrections may be needed for orientation problems.
Other systems:  Intermittent satellite navigation and low-frequency radio navigation problems may occur, HF radio may be intermittent, and aurora has been seen as low as Illinois and Oregon
(typically 50° geomagnetic lat)

Kp Index NOAA 07.10.15 21.31 hrs UTC

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