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Post by Frank_Wx Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:32 pm

Between 10pm-1am would be my guess

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A big solar storm may allow us to see northern lights for the first time in many years for our area.

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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:41 pm

Currently up to a G4 geomagnetic storm!

Keep your eyes on the sky (to the north)!
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Post by skinsfan1177 Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:51 pm

Can someone explain a solar storm?
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Post by Frank_Wx Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:03 pm

Aurora in Sweden from Twitter

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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:09 pm

KP index is currently 7, needs to be close to 9 to see it all the way down to NC/VA. I think we are good.
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Post by jmanley32 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:16 pm

Cool, I was reading online and they said at best around here we MAY see some faint colors but nothing like in sweden etc.
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Post by Frank_Wx Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:20 pm

Poland

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Post by Dunnzoo Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:32 pm

A report here in Westwood that they can be seen here, pink and orange, very faint

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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:36 pm

KP now at 8
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:40 pm

Two reports so far, one from NNJ and one from LI.
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Post by lglickman1 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:44 pm

i would imagine the amount of ambient light will make a difference in being able to see the lights? harder in the city easier in the burbs?

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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:45 pm

Aurora sighting with picture in Bourne, MA. Just saw it on Twitter.
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:54 pm

More reports from SNE now.
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:57 pm

@theWeatherboy: Beautiful view of dancing green "curtain" #Aurora over southeastern New England now.
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:58 pm

@MatthewCappucci: @ericfisher Public beach in Bourne, MA. looking ENE towards Manomet Point, MA. http://t.co/u0iWprRbZn
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:05 pm

Best chance for us is likely 11pm-2am.
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:09 pm

Report of faint colors in Rochchester.
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:49 pm

Reports now from Illinois.

Anyone see anything?
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Post by NjWeatherGuy Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:00 pm

Wow, gonna check in a bit.
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Post by Radz Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:37 pm

http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/30-minute-aurora-forecast
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Post by Radz Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:40 pm

Subtract 4hrs For Eastern Time
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:41 pm

Aurora bust lol
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:16 pm

Report from LI of a small bit of color.
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Post by snow247 Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:21 pm

Vibrant color reported in Dutchess County, can any of our posters there confirm?
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Post by Frank_Wx Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:27 pm

No.

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