TONIGHT! As of noon Alaska time, its nighttime in Europe, and Scotland, Ireland, and Iceland are reporting GREAT auroras! Kp 6 with an amazing southward Bz.
The aurora came out last night in Fairbanks, but was not as a result of the CME. The CME hit a couple hours later, right before sunrise. Europe is seeing a show now, and in Alaska, we await darkness. We should be able to see auroras tonight. NOAA Spaceweather is calling this a G1 storm, so the whole state may or may not see a show. We shall see! We are on aurora watch come nightfall.
UPDATED: NOAA Spaceweather changed it to a G2 storm.
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The aurora can be seen overhead and toward the north in the Fairbanks North Pole and Delta Jct areas. Kp 0. This is not the incoming CME. Time of this post is 230am Feb 27.