Auroral Alert issued for June 16-17

June 15, 2012


active aurora over northern US & CanadaGeophysical Institute Aurora Forecaster Chuck Deehr has issued an Auroral Alert for June 16-17, 2012. A solar event occurred on June 14 that will lead to increased auroral activity that may be visible in southern Canada and the northern United States. Unfortunately, the nights are too bright to see the aurora in northern Canada, Alaska, Russia and Scandinavia right now.


The auroral activity index could be 4 or greater. Watch the short term forecast here.