GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS – Kp Index is at level 7 – Scale of G3

***HIGH ALERT***
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GEOMAGNETIC 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)

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