M1 Solar Flare, Halo Event CME to Strike Earth on St. Patricks Day, March 17

via spaceweather.com

The CME left the sun traveling some 900 km/s (2 million mph). Three-dimensional computer models based on observations from SOHO and NASA’s twin STEREO probes predict the CME will cross the void between sun and Earth in two days or less. NOAA forecasters estimate a 70% chance of polar geomagnetic storms when the cloud arrives on March 17th.

http://spaceweather.com/

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