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Cloudy Skies Might Really Hamper Any Aurora Displays Tonight Across Western & Central Mass

For Tonight: After an absolutely memorable display of the Aurora Borealis last night, which was the most vibrant display in at least 2 decades, if not longer, there looks to be another chance of another show of the Northern Lights tonight.


To be honest, last night’s northern lights display was probably a generational event with aurora displays occurring as far south as the Florida Keys and even Jamaica!!

The problem with tonight is that widespread cloudy skies could really hamper any displays of the northern lights.


Generally cloudy skies are expected throughout tonight. That said, it may not be a bad idea to peek your head out a few times once it gets dark to see if there are any breaks in the clouds revealing any aurora displays. Minute to minute cloud cover forecasts are almost impossible to nail down. My advice to you though is to have extremely low expectations as a display like last night may not occur at all due to cloud cover.


Low temperatures will be near 40 Degrees. Winds will be South to Southeast at 5 mph before midnight and West at 5 mph after midnight.

I have attached some pictures I took last night of the northern lights display here in Sturbridge:





Sunday: Cloudy skies are expected throughout the day on Sunday with high temperatures near 55 Degrees. Winds will be Southwest at 5 to 10 mph.


Sunday Night: Severe geomagnetic activity looks to persist through Sunday night. This means that there ***could*** be another chance to see the northern lights, especially where skies across the entire area may be favorable.


Any leftover clouds early in the evening look to give way to clear to partly cloudy skies by or just before midnight. Clear to partly cloudy skies are then expected during the after midnight hours.


This means that if there are any aurora displays Sunday night, there will be a really good chance of seeing them, especially from about midnight and during the after midnight hours. Again though, keep your expectations very low as it’s possible that either the northern lights display may be very minimal or not occur at all.


Low temperatures will be between 40 and 45 Degrees. Winds will be Southwest at 5 to 10 mph.


Monday: Partly sunny skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. In addition, it looks like there will be some scattered showers during the mid and late afternoon hours.


High temperatures will be near 60 Degrees. Winds will be Southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

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