Star Fleet Academy Class of Y143
Also known as a CME or Coronal Mass Ejection. This is the most common form of interstellar weather and can range in intensity from mere annoyance to utter catastrophe. Some Ion Storms can disrupt communication between ships. Some include Gravity Waves which can damage ships. There have been reports that powerful Ion Storms can create a fissure in the space-time continuum but more research is neeeded to support this claim.