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  NOAA 3 Day Space Weather Forecast
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The greatest observed 3 hr Kp over the past 24 hours was 2 (below NOAA
Scale levels).
The greatest expected 3 hr Kp for Oct 18-Oct 20 2018 is 5 (NOAA Scale
G1).

NOAA Kp index breakdown Oct 18-Oct 20 2018

            Oct 18     Oct 19     Oct 20
00-03UT        1          3          3     
03-06UT        2          3          3     
06-09UT        2          3          2     
09-12UT        1          2          2     
12-15UT        1          2          2     
15-18UT        1          4          2     
18-21UT        3          5 (G1)     2     
21-00UT        3          4          2     

Rationale: G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are likely on 19 October. No
significant transient or recurrent solar wind features are forecast.

B. NOAA Solar Radiation Activity Observation and Forecast

Solar radiation, as observed by NOAA GOES-15 over the past 24 hours, was
below S-scale storm level thresholds.

Solar Radiation Storm Forecast for Oct 18-Oct 20 2018

              Oct 18  Oct 19  Oct 20
S1 or greater    1%      1%      1%

Rationale: No S1 (Minor) or greater solar radiation storms are expected.
No significant active region activity favorable for radiation storm
production is forecast.

C. NOAA Radio Blackout Activity and Forecast

No radio blackouts were observed over the past 24 hours.

Radio Blackout Forecast for Oct 18-Oct 20 2018

              Oct 18        Oct 19        Oct 20
R1-R2            1%            1%            1%
R3 or greater    1%            1%            1%

Rationale: No R1 (Minor) or greater radio blackouts are expected.  No
significant active region flare activity is forecast.