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Geomagnetic storm may bring Northern Lights to Maryland this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A massive solar flare could bring the Northern Lights to Maryland this weekend. NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center says a G3 (Strong) Geomagnetic Storm Watch is in effect for October 30 – 31, 2021, following a significant solar flare and Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the sun that occurred around 11:35 a.m. EDT on Oct. 28. This means auroras …


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Northern Lights may be visible in Maryland on Thursday night

NOTTINGHAM, MD—”Aurora borealis?  At this time of year, at this time of day, in this part of the country?” Forecasters say the Northern Lights may be visible in Maryland on Thursday night, thanks to a geomagnetic solar storm. The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a geomagnetic storm watch this week, stating that there is the potential for an …


Northern Lights may be visible in Maryland this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Attention, space weather enthusiasts. Forecasters say that, this weekend, some Marylanders may be able to see the Aurora Borealis – at this time of year, in this part of the country. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center says that a large portion of the United States is included in this weekend’s aurora watch. The best …