Aurora Alert! Kp 4. Expect lights tonight.

Copied from NOAA Space Weather:
Space Weather Message Code: ALTK04
Serial Number: 1759
Issue Time: 2015 Jan 29 1945 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4
Threshold Reached: 2015 Jan 29 1942 UTC
Synoptic Period: 1800-2100 UTC

Active Warning: Yes

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at

Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 65 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents – Weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Aurora – Aurora may be visible at high latitudes such as Canada and Alaska.

Europe is mostly cloudy in the areas of the aurora oval. Current Kp level is 4. We are expecting 4 as well when it gets dark. Those in the northern part of North America may see the lights. This goes for Tasmania as well, when it’s dark.

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