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The aurora borealis could appear in New York, Chicago, and Portland on Wednesday, as solar storms crash into Earth

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Aurora Borealis is seen over the sky near Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland, October 7, 2018. Alexander Kuznetsov/Reuters
Eruptions of plasma from the sun are careening toward Earth and will likely cause a geomagnetic storm.
That could bring the aurora borealis south to New York, Chicago, and Portland Wednesday night.
Solar storms can be disruptive to radio, GPS, satellites, and other technology.
Eruptions of electrically charged plasma from the sun might push the aurora borealis all the way to New York, Chicago, and Portland, Oregon on Wednesday night. The solar eruptions are called...
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