3rd January 2016

.24 hr Summary…
Solar wind parameters were nominal. Solar wind speeds were relatively
steady between 425-500 km/s. Total field strength values varied between
6-9 nT and Bz was mostly northward throughout the period. The phi angle
remained steady in a positive (away) solar sector orientation.

.Forecast…
Solar wind parameters are expected to become enhanced mid-to-late on day
one (03 Jan) with the anticipated arrival of the 01 Jan CME. Solar wind
measurements are expected to begin a return to near-background levels
early on day two (04 Jan) as CME effects subside.

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