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This will probably be corrected, but at 07:30 this morning (4/4/2001), take a look at the spikes --

Solar flare activity?

Can some one capture and post it, I don't know how.

-- PHO (, April 04, 2001


Strange indeed! Isn't it today that a solar flare of unprecedented magnitude should reach Earth? Two days ago, one was discovered that basically was "off the charts" according to the Drudge report. Swissrose.

-- Swissrose (, April 04, 2001.

see the plants that were off line yesterday: 14GW, half planned

the image will be loaded in about twenty minutes

-- (, April 04, 2001.

This does coincide with a coronal mass
ejection from the sun. If this hit during
a time when the load was near maximum, the
grid would have crashed and the western
States would have been blacked out for a

Times are in Universal Time which are 9 hours
earlier than PDT.

-- spider (, April 04, 2001.

I corrected for Daylight Time the wrong
way. PDT is 7 hours earlier than UT.

-- spider (, April 04, 2001.

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