Update #3: 6:00pm Eastern Time

Earthquake Condition Index is at A- but an A is expected soon. the planets are as significant as they get and the coronal hole is almost earth-facing. CME incoming… proton storm… it’s all here.

Solar Notes: The sun is quiet despite the major sunspot activity. The limb-flaring continues to be a polar radiation issue and as of now the storm has no subsided.

Update #2: 2:35pm Eastern Time
-1 F
-21 F Wind Chill
Cloud breaks still had moderate haze, even during the best shots you see here, it was never a ‘clear sky’

Update #1: 9:40am Eastern Time — Today’s first update is open to all.