Monday, January 23, 2012

Rainy Day in Brooklyn Monday, With a Mother of a Geomagnetic Storm Tomorrow

Herman Behr Residence by MK Metz

Much of the ice and snow on the ground in Brooklyn will probably wash away this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service, get ready for rain, especially after 1 p.m., along with some fog.

Chance of precipitation is 80 percent, and temperatures will be in the 40s. Tuesday will be better, says NOAA: "Mostly sunny, with a high near 51."

Photo courtesy of NOAA
In addition to the rain, NOAA has extended its recent Space Weather Alert into Monday Tuesday, warning of the possibility of a minor massive magnetic storm, with an expected Geomagnetic K-index of 4 9.  The highest possible is 9.)

There is a slight fair chance of power grid or radio fluctuations. With a 3 on the Solar Radiation Scale of 1 - 5, passengers and crew in high-flying aircraft at high latitudes may be exposed to radiation risk.

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