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'Iqaluit to Vancouver': Northern lights yet again possible over Vancouver

If the sky clears up, there may be a green glow up above.
The northern lights may be visible over Vancouver to the north of the city tonight.

It looks like skywatchers might get lucky again this May.

While it won't be near the intensity of the weekend, another round of aurora borealis is possible, according to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The university's aurora forecast says there will be high activity tonight.

"Weather permitting, highly active auroral displays will be visible overhead from Inuvik, Yellowknife, Rankin and Iqaluit to Vancouver, Helena, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Bay City, Toronto, Montpelier, and Charlottetown," states the university's site.

If the lights do appear May 14, they won't be near the level of May 10, but more akin to the usual green glow that photographers try to capture.

The USA's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) states there's a G2 watch right now for the current geomagnetic storm. The agency says it'll be at its strongest while there's still daylight in Vancouver but will continue into the night.

For context, on May 10, a G4 was measured.

NOAA notes the same area on the sun that had a flare last week is still active and had an even bigger flare recently, but the material it sent out into the solar system will miss the Earth.

The forecast for Vancouver this evening is a mix of sun and clouds, according to Weatherhood.