Aurora Forecast for Friday, August 5, 2011

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Forecast: Auroral activity will be high(+). Weather permitting, highly active auroral displays will be visible overhead from Barrow to as far south as Kodiak and King Salmon.

Forecaster Comments: The effects of the solar events of the past 3 days are have been arriving at Earth and should provide aurora viewing for the next 3 days for the northern tier states in the US, north of England, southern Scandinavia. The skies should be dark enough at midnight south of 60 degrees N Latitude to see this aurora. The aurora should reach as far south as Chicago, if the present activ