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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Tonight


Wednesday, October 22

ACTIVE

Activity Level: 5.5/10
Early Aurora: 4.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 6.5/10
Peak Intensity: 6.5/10
Colour: Green
NOTE: Geomagnetic field conditions
will be unsettled with active periods
overnight. Peak activity is
expected in the hours before and
after local midnight. To watch
auroras 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

Thursday, October 23

ACTIVE

Activity Level: 5.5/10
Early Aurora: 4.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 6.0/10
Peak Intensity: 7.0/10
Colour: Green

Friday, October 24

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.5/10
Early Aurora: 3.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.5/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green

Saturday, October 25

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.5/10
Early Aurora: 3.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.5/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green

Sunday, October 26

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.5/10
Early Aurora: 3.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.5/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green
Astronomy North Society forecasts are updated daily before noon Mountain Time. This forecast of the geomagnetic conditions that cause auroras at 62° North 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. This forecast also serves communities between 60º and 64º North latitude. 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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