Light show: Severe solar storm produces spectacular auroras across the tri-state

Photographers from across the region sent News 12 some amazing shots that you can see below.

Bob Doda

May 11, 2024, 3:09 PM

Updated 6 days ago

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It was quite a sight to see.
A severe solar storm triggered colorful auroras across the tri-state area and beyond Friday night and overnight.
The Space Weather Prediction Center says this is the first time the planet has experienced something like this since 2003.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a rare geomagnetic storm watch that lasts all weekend.
Photographers from across the region sent News 12 some amazing shots that you can see below.
Credit: Paul B, Highlands, NJ.
Peconic Bay. Credit: Hamptons Photo Co.
Credit: Rob D’Angelo in Somers, NY
Credit: Erika Martinez in Yorktown, NY
Credit: August McHugh in Stamford, CT
Hudson Valley, NY
Credit: Rachel Caliman, Kings Park, NY
Credit: Rachel Caliman, Kings Park, NY
Credit: Lyn Kobsa, Wilton, CT
Credit: Matthew McGovern, Crab Meadow Beach, Northport, NY
Credit: Brooke Tricarico, Roxbury, NJ


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