Northern Lights possible this weekend

Its the first weekend of 2016 so lets celebrate! Around the world fireworks rang in this New Year! Now, Mother Nature wants to get in on the act with her own fireworks show. OK, maybe Mother Nature doesn't reign in space, but you get the idea. 

CORONAL MASS EJECTION

Thanks to the latest blast from the sun, back on December 28th to be exact, the Earth is experiencing a strong magnetic storm the first weekend of the new year. A G2 magnitude storm can really cause the Auroras to flare up and spread way south.

 

WEEKEND FORECAST

Here is the forecast for the Northern Lights this weekend. Keep in mind that this is a forecast of what impossible based on a whole bunch of complicated mathematical equations. Go out and look north and send your pics to photos@fox9.com


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