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SWPC Website Transition on December 9th

SWPC is pleased to announce that it will be switching to our new website on December 9th. When the site change is implemented and will link to the new website that is currently in final beta release at SWPC's legacy website will be available to all users for a transition period of at least 60 days (with the exception of POES satellite products which will be discontinued December 31). The legacy website will be located at Please note that if you have bookmarks or automatic links to pages on the old website, these links will no longer work. For full details, please see the new site.


On Saturday, December 13th, SWPC operations will be temporarily suspended due to facility power system maintenance. The outage window is between 6:00 AM and 6:00PM Mountain Standard Time on that day. During this time all SWPC forecast and alert products, data products, and email Product Subscription Service will be suspended. SWPC's website will remain in service, but all data will be stale until the power outage has concluded. In the event of active space weather or a reasonable chance of active space weather, this maintenance will be postponed. Phone notification of key stakeholders and customers currently receiving that level of support will continue uninterrupted during this outage.

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