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Coronal hole stream arrival, new alert bars

We are starting to see some nice geomagnetic activity building up right now as a high speed solar wind stream from a coronal hole is starting to influence our planet. The north-south direction of the IMF (Bz) is mostly southward which will fuel auroral activity at Earth. Active geomagnetic conditions (Kp4) are likely in the hours ahead.

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