Chance For Auroras In Northern U.S. Tonight July 25-26

Map showing the extent of the auroral oval just after 11 o’clock Central time this evening based on data from the POES satellite. Credit: NOAA

A strong wind of particles flowing from a solar coronal hole has upped the chances for northern lights at higher latitudes tonight. It may even spread as far south as the northern U.S. As of 11:30 p.m. CDT there was no storm, but activity is up. Keep an eye out just in case.

4 Responses

  1. Edward M. Boll

    I will take a peak tomorrow morning on the way to work. It sure is cold here for July. Predicted low of 46 tonight, about 20 degrees colder than normal.

  2. Jeff

    In internatioal falls now for one more night. Never seen the lights as I’m a native Texan. Should I give it a try tonight as activity is a 7.7 noaa? Someone also said could be clear skies tonight.

    1. astrobob

      Hi Jeff,
      The forecast doesn’t look good for auroras tonight but it never hurts to look. Good luck!

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