Northern lights may be visible in New England this weekend

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If skies are clear in your area, your best chance of seeing the Northern Lights is to get outside of town where there is far less "light pollution", and cast your gaze northward.

NOAA says we could see them because of geomagnetic storm activity.

FOX6 Weather Experts say there may be some lingering clouds Sunday morning.

There is a better-than-average chance that people in Montana will have a chance to see the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) on Saturday and into Sunday. The energy released in this CH will cause a geomagnetic response in the atmosphere - commonly called the Northern Lights. -Canada border are in for a treat. Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and ME all fall within the light show's projected path.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says northern states like Vermont and NY will be able to see the aurora borealis this weekend.

The weather forecast for Saturday evening calls for cloud cover moving into much of MI.

What's happening is a Coronal Hole (CH) on the sun's surface will be facing Earth.

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