It's just an X2.2 R3 "event". Which means, in worst case: "HF Radio: Wide area blackout of HF radio communication, loss of radio contact for about an hour on sunlit side of Earth." "Navigation: Low-frequency navigation signals degraded for about an hour." In 2003 there was a solar flare at X28++
... don't think anyone remembers that.
It might however be somewhat interesting for people following cycle 24, with all the sunspot magnetic fields progressively getting weaker and all...