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Originally posted by Phage
reply to post by sled735
There was an X1.4 flare earlier today which had a CME associated with it. The CME is expected to arrive on Friday/Saturday. At this time there is no reason to expect particularly intense geomagnetic activity. No reason to expect any grids of any sort to be "knocked out".
Originally posted by mainidh
With ANY luck it will knock out the telly and rid us of god damned bloody football all weekend... Yay!!
Nothing so abysmal as sports on almost every channel. Makes a very unhappy slothy mainidh.
*walks off into the sunset singing 'it's the end of the world, as we know it' *...
edit on 13-7-2012 by mainidh because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Dyzan
Like is aid in the other thread about this:: I wonder what kind of effect it will have on communications and the power grid. I'll keep an eye out on this one. and no i don't think it'll be all doom and gloom, but i do expect a few problems. I'll guess we will just have to wait and see what happens.
gotta love cut and paste lol