Aurora Light - Visible In across northern US- Beautiful
Keep an eye to the sky Wednesday night if you live across the far northern U.S
The aurora borealis, or northern lights, may be making a rare appearance
Recent explosions on the surface of the sun have sent clouds of charged particles
These clouds of particles are predicted to collide with Earth's magnetic field on Wednesday night into Thursday
sparking dazzling displays of the aurora," AccuWeather's Brian Lada said.
Auroras typically appear as rippling curtains of green, red or purple light.
Geomagnetic storms such as these can also affect infrastructure in near-Earth orbit and on the surface, possibly disrupting communications
NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a G3 (strong) geomagnetic storm watch into Thursday.
The storms can drive the aurora farther south from its usual position over the polar region.