Big solar storm Monday – Chance to see Northern Lights

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This forecast of a G3 magnetic storm Monday overnight means that chances may be good to see the Aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights.

Because of the intensity with this storm, the aurora could possibly be perceptible as far away south as Oklahoma City and additionally Raleigh, N.C.

The prediction coming from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks demonstrates regions which may have a good likelihood of looking at the lighting.

The solid green lines exhibits what distance south the Northern Lights can be pictured on Monday evening.

aurora-mapForecast: Auroral activity shall be high(++). Weather permitting, very active auroral displays shall be observable overhead ranging from Inuvik, Yellowknife, Rankin and Igaluit, to Portland OR, Cheyenne, Lincoln, Springfield, together with The Big Apple, and able to be seen close to the horizon as considerably south as Carson City, Oklahoma City, plus Raleigh.

You’ll have to be in a dark location with clean heavens to get an opportunity to begin to see the Northern Lights. It’ll be best to be far away from town lighting.

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