Is Yesterday’s Earth-Directed CME A Concern For You?

Just curious what more level-headed folks have to say about the recent X-class solar flare that erupted early Wednesday morning.

Normally, I pay very little attention to space weather because I honestly don’t feel like it’s a very likely threat but for some reason I started to pay attention yesterday and, well, I also began to read all of the crap on the internet where apparently Doomsday is coming, lol.

If you’re unaware, there is a portion of this plasma ejection that is earth-directed with an expected impact Friday morning. Apparently the folks at SpaceWeatherLive.com are hoping for something bigger because it makes for great Northern Lights or something like that… yeah, and a few preppers are probably rooting for more devastation as well.

There’s also some fairly level-headed analysis from the Net as well, such as this video that I watched earlier (you can stop at about the 2:00 mark):

Ultimately, I’m leaning towards: there won’t be much of an impact. But, just in case I’m wrong, I went to my trusty disaster apps on my phone to turn on any warnings related to space weather and I was a bit surprised that I couldn’t find anything; I guess NOAA doesn’t take CME events very seriously either. 😉

In the video above the guy referenced something called the “Disaster Prediction App” on the Google Play Store but it was $2.99 and that’s about about $2.98 more than I’ll pay for something I doubt I’ll actually need… guess I’ll have to do what more American’s do: plead ignorance and hope for the best.

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Author: Damian Brindle

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