Updated 11/21/2012 @ 11:40 UTC Sunspot 1618 / M3.5 Flare
Sunspot 1618 continues to evolve and has a Beta-Gamma magnetic configuration. This region is currently producing low level M-Class solar flares and could produce an even stronger flare within the next 24-48 hours. Sunspot 1618 is now located in the center of the solar disk and in perfect position for Earth directed Coronal Mass Ejections.
Event probabilities 22 Nov-24 Nov
Class M 70/70/70
Class X 30/30/30
Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 22 Nov-24 Nov
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 05/30/20
Major-severe storm 10/10/05
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 30/20/25
Major-severe storm 25/65/60
Stay Alert. Be sure you are ready for brownouts and blackouts. Back up your computer files.