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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Tonight

Monday, September 26

ACTIVE

Activity Level: 5.5/10
Early Aurora: 4.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 6.5/10
Peak Intensity: 7.5/10
Colour: Green
NOTE: Earth’s geomagnetic field will be unsettled with active periods overnight, with peak activity expected in the hours before and after local midnight. To watch the northern lights above Yellowknife in real time check out AuroraMAX Live.
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CALM 2.5

MODERATE 3.5
MODERATE 4.5
ACTIVE 5.0

Long-Range Forecast

Tuesday, September 27

ACTIVE (Possible G1 Storm)

Activity Level: 6.5/10
Early Aurora: 4.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 7.5/10
Peak Intensity: 7.5/10
Colour: Green/Red/Magenta

Wednesday, September 28

ACTIVE (Possible G2 Storm)

Activity Level: 6.5/10
Early Aurora: 5.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 7.5/10
Peak Intensity: 7.5/10
Colour: Green/Red/Magenta

Thursday, September 29

ACTIVE

Activity Level: 5.5/10
Early Aurora: 4.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 6.5/10
Peak Intensity: 6.5/10
Colour: Green

Friday, September 30

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.0/10
Early Aurora: 3.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.0/10
Peak Intensity: 6.0/10
Colour: Green
Astronomy North forecasts are updated daily before noon Mountain Time. This forecast of the conditions that cause auroras at 68° North magnetic latitude is developed using space weather data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Forecasts are adjusted as solar and magnetic field conditions change. Activity Level: The anticipated level of auroral activity above northern latitudes from dusk until dawn. Levels are categorized as: Calm (0.0-2.5), Moderate (3.0-4.5), Active (5.0-6.5), and Active Storm (6.5-10.0). Peak Intensity: Refers to anticipated brightness and motion during peak activity. Other Forecasts: NOAA / Canada / Yukon / Edmonton / Alaska
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