Northern lights may be visible in Maine Sunday night

Ultraviolet image of the Sun depicting a solar eruption that occurred Thursday July 13. Source NASA

The Lights can't usually be viewed this far south but due to a stronger geomagnetic storm that has become a possibility.

"And if it stays not cloudy it will be an excellent view of the Northern Lights". The aurora could be visible just about anywhere in MI late tonight, especially in remote locations with clear skies, sometime between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. This flare sent out a coronal mass ejection, or a wave of charged particles. The sky lit up across the country and even south into the United States.

Check out NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center for more information online or follow them on Twitter. The aurora could be visible as far south as NY.

It's predicted to occur Sunday night into early Monday morning. The CME spark will likely spark geomagnetic storms and resultant bursts of auroras visible in various locations of the northern latitudes tonight.

Look north on the horizon.

That puts northern New England in the crosshairs for a potentially colorful display on Sunday and Monday night.

Normally, the more north you venture, towards the magnetic poles, the better the odds of seeing the lights.

These are the dancing lights seen in the skies above the northern and southern hemispheres. Try to get as far away from city lights as possible to be able to see the lights better!

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