Comments: Region in the Northeast continues a high level of activity through 04:22 UT. Absorbtion features in South polar crown filament channel begin to rise at 03:30 UT. Dimming near vertex reaches a maximum at 06:00 UT. Brightening starts by 06:12 UT. This is possibly what the January 3rd event would look like head on. Leading-edge of south polar crown filament arcade continues to be brightest.