Northern lights sighting possible in Michiana on Saturday

Posted March 24, 2019

Most commonly spotted over Iceland, the glowing effect of the Northern Lights is the result of disturbances in Earth's magnetosphere.

There is a lot of chatter about the chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis, also know as the Northern Lights, over central Indiana Saturday night. The strength of a geomagnetic storm is measured on something called the Kp index.

"However, the clearest skies are further east in Aberdeenshire, where cloud cover will be minimal".

The forecast for Glasgow and Edinburgh doesn't bode well for those keen to see the lights, although cloud could break long enough to catch a glimpse.

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They form when charged particles emitted from the sun penetrate the earth's magnetic shield and collide with atoms and molecules in our atmosphere.

NOAA, an American agency that monitors the atmosphere, said the Northern Lights could be visible as far south as MI and Wisconsin in the United States.

Predicting exactly when the Northern Lights will dance across the sky is far from a ideal science.

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That's mostly due to a solar flare that belched ionized solar wind towards Earth on March 20.

If you're looking to check out this magnificent display of lights, there is good news.

The higher the KP, the further south the storm will reach.

This is a look at forecast weather conditions at 1 a.m. Sunday from a computer model.

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But to see the aurora, the institute stresses that a "clear and dark sky" are needed. The farther north you head in IN, the better opportunity you'll have to see it.