PRESTO ALERT

Fast warning for important solar events with implications for the space environment.
Source SIDC (RWC-Belgium)
Frequency ASAP, when needed
Format Plain text
Mail header PRESTO ALERT
SIDC code presto

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:Issued: 2017 Oct 21 0614 UTC
:Product: documentation at http://www.sidc.be/products/presto
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# FAST WARNING 'PRESTO' MESSAGE  from the SIDC (RWC-Belgium)         #
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A small, fast forward shock in the solar wind occurred at 5:16 UT on
October 21. Solar wind speed registered by DSCOVR jumped from about 340 to
365 km/s, while the magnitude of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field (IMF)
jumped from about 4 to 6 nT. Active geomagnetic conditions (K Dourbes = 4)
are possible in the next 24 hours.
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