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Service Change Notice 11-34

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

410 PM EDT Tue Sep 27 2011

 

TO:       Subscribers:

          - Family of Services

          - NOAA Weather Wire Service

          - Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

          - NOAAPORT

          Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

FROM:     Cynthia Abelman

          Chief, Aviation Services Branch

 

SUBJECT:  Implementation of Improved Space Weather Watch,                                                    

     Warning and Alert Products Effective December 19, 2011

 

Effective Monday, December 19, 2011, at 1000 AM Mountain Standard

Time (MST), 1700 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the NWS

Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) in Boulder, Colorado,

will disseminate enhanced space weather watch, warning and

alert products.  These products will have an additional section

of information appended.  This new section will list potential

impacts at earth as well as expected geographical locations of

the impacts for various space weather events.

 

The following SWPC products will be affected by this change:

 

AWIPS ID   WMO Header      Product Name               NOAA Scale

 

SWXALTXMF  WOXX01 KWNP  ALERT: X-ray Flux exceeded M5      R2-R5

SWXSUMXM5  WOXX01 KWNP  SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded M5   R2

SWXSUMX01  WOXX02 KWNP  SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded X1   R3

SWXSUMX10  WOXX02 KWNP  SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded X10  R4

SWXSUMX20  WOXX02 KWNP  SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded X20  R5 

SWXWATA20  WOXX20 KWNP  WATCH:   Geomagnetic A-index 20    G1               

                                 or greater predicted

SWXWATA30  WOXX21 KWNP  WATCH:   Geomagnetic A-index 30    G2

                                 or greater predicted

SWXWATA50  WOXX22 KWNP  WATCH:   Geomagnetic A-index 50    G3

                                 or greater predicted

SWXWATA99  WOXX23 KWNP  WATCH:   Geomagnetic A-index 100   G4-G5

                                 or greater predicted

SWXWARK04  WOXX13 KWNP  WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of

                                 4 expected


 

 

SWXWARK05  WOXX11 KWNP  WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of    G1

                                 5 expected

SWXWARK06  WOXX12 KWNP  WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of    G2

                                 6 expected

SWXWARK07  WOXX14 KWNP  WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of    G3-G5

                                 7 or greater expected

SWXALTK04  WOXX13 KWNP  ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 4

SWXALTK05  WOXX11 KWNP  ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5    G1  

SWXALTK06  WOXX12 KWNP  ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 6    G2  

SWXALTK07  WOXX14 KWNP  ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7    G3

SWXALTK08  WOXX15 KWNP  ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 8    G4

SWXALTK09  WOXX16 KWNP  ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 9    G5

SWXWARPX1  WOXX32 KWNP  WARNING: Proton 10MeV Integral     S1-S5

                        Flux above 10pfu expected

SWXALTPX1  WOXX32 KWNP  ALERT: Proton Event 10MeV          S1

                        Integral Flux exceeded 10pfu

SWXALTPX2  WOXX32 KWNP  ALERT: Proton Event 10MeV          S2

                        Integral Flux exceeded 100pfu

SWXALTPX3  WOXX32 KWNP  ALERT: Proton Event 10MeV          S3

                        Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu

SWXALTPX4  WOXX32 KWNP  ALERT: Proton Event 10MeV          S4

                        Integral Flux exceeded 10000pfu

SWXALTPX5  WOXX32 KWNP  ALERT: Proton Event 10MeV          S5

                        Integral Flux exceeded 100000pfu

SWXWARPC0  WOXX31 KWNP  WARNING: Proton 100MeV  

                        Integral Flux above 1pfu expected

SWXALTPC0  WOXX31 KWNP  ALERT: Proton Event 100MeV

                        Integral Flux exceeded 1pfu

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Robert Rutledge                  Joe Kunches

Lead, SWF                        Customer and Media Relations

SWPC                             SWPC

Boulder, CO 80305                Boulder, CO 80305

303-497-3029                     303-497-5275

Robert.Rutledge@noaa.gov         Joseph.Kunches@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

  http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm