aurora tonight!

The aurora can be seen tonight in all areas of Alaska as soon as it gets dark, which is around midnight.


A minor G1 Level Geomagnetic Storm is in progress due to the high speed solar wind stream. Be on the lookout for Aurora at very high latitudes.

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 5
Threshold Reached: 2012 Apr 13 0207 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0000-0300 UTC
Active Warning: Yes
NOAA Scale: G1 – Minor
Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 60 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents – Weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Spacecraft – Minor impact on satellite operations possible.
Aurora – Aurora may be visible at high latitudes, i.e., northern tier of the U.S. such as northern Michigan and Maine.