G2 Aurora Predicted March 23-24

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Northern Lights Now – It’s looking like the weekend of March 23-24, 2019 will be good for Aurora hunters! A C4 flare on the Sun launched March 20th sent CME directly towards Earth. As it arrives, aurora conditions should become active. In response, SWPC has issued a G2 geomagnetic storm watch.

This story will be updated, come back soon.

Here’s a timelapse showing the Solar Storm erupting off the surface of the Sun from SDO. You will see it at roughly 11:30 coming from the active region further to the west (rightmost).

You can find the most up-to-date forecast for geomagnetic activity on the NLN 3-day forecast page. As of the time of the initial post, activity is predicted to increase the second half of March 23 and continue into the 24th.

NLN 3-day forecast shows G2 storming in the 2nd have of 3/23 and G1 continuing into 3/24
NLN 3-day forecast shows G2 storming in the 2nd have of 3/23 and G1 continuing into 3/24

Happy Hunting!