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January 7, 2014 CME: Forecasting Methods Validation with the Space Weather Scoreboard

January 7, 2014 CME: Forecasting Methods Validation - Research Community Scoreboard

The Great "Non-Event" of January 7, 2014
A CME with speeds exceeding 2400 km/sec was observed on January 7, 2014. The flaring region was right near disk center, and preliminary analysis indicated a fairly rapid arrival at Earth.
Dramatic impacts were predicted by all 8 of the forecasting groups that participated in CCMC/SWRC's Space Weather Scoreboard. However, the Kp did not rise above 3. What happened?

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