Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The direction of the interplanetary magnetic field is slightly South (-7.9nT).
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
C1.46

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 74%
Middle latitude 1%
Low latitude 1%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 20%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4

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Latest alerts

A Middle Latitude Auroral Activity Watch is currently in effect. There is a slight chance for middle latitude auroral activity.
G2 - Moderate geomagnetic storm (Kp 6o) - High latitude sky watchers have a high chance to see visual aurora. The higher middle latitudes have a good chance to see visible aurora on the northern or southern horizon, depending on which hemisphere you are located. There is also a slight chance for weak aurora on the horizon at the lower middle latitudes but the chances are still low.
Strong M3.97 solar flare from sunspot region 12146

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