Update: G2 storming now predicted for October 14

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Northern Lights Now – In an update to NLN’s previous post, SWPC has upgrade the strom watch on October 14 from G1 to G2. This means KP values 5.67 and above are possible.

Here is the updated notifications timeline (we added the purple exclamations!)

SWPC notifications timeline shows G1 watch on 10/13 and G2 watch on 10/14
SWPC notifications timeline shows G1 watch on 10/13 and G2 watch on 10/14

And the NLN AuroraCast for days one and two showing likely time periods to expect storming conditions:

NLN AuroraCast shows periods at the end of 10/13 and beginning of 10/14 as the most likely to see strong aurora
NLN AuroraCast shows periods at the end of 10/13 and beginning of 10/14 as the most likely to see strong aurora

Don’t forget two valuable tools to use during the storm to track activity. The Live KP charts show the predicted KP over the next 30-60 minutes and you can use the DSCOVR solar wind data to get an idea for what the live KP model may predict soon (hint: more, taller bars mean likely higher KP).

Happy Hunting!