Aurora Alerts

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The below shows any current watches and alerts from the NOAA website.

The watch gives details of the highest storm level prediction per day in the watch period.  This is only a prediction of storm levels and not actual live data. You can see the current/live data HERE.

Current NOAA watch in place:

Space Weather Message Code: WATA30
Serial Number: 176
Issue Time: 2018 Oct 05 1921 UTC

WATCH: Geomagnetic Storm Category G2 Predicted

Highest Storm Level Predicted by Day:
Oct 06: None (Below G1) Oct 07: G2 (Moderate) Oct 08: G2 (Moderate)


The below shows what Kp number can be expected based on the storm levels predicted:

G1 Minor = Kp5, G2 Moderate = Kp6, G3 Strong = Kp7, G4 Severe = Kp8, G5 Extreme = Kp9

We are more likely to see the Aurora with a Kp above 5, however other conditions must be right for it to be seen.

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