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Will Michigan see the Northern Lights this week?  What to know

Will Michigan see the Northern Lights this week? What to know

LANSING – Will we see the northern lights? Or from the north?

The forecast is still unclear, but space weather forecasters say there will be chances this week for a dazzling northern lights display in Michigan, similar to the impressive sky show around May 10.

Forecasters gave stargazers in northern and Midwestern states hope for a spectacle in the sky Friday night into Saturday morning, but widespread sightings failed to materialize.

Now meteorologists have their eye on a group of sunspots responsible for the spectacular nationwide aurora display on May 10, which rotated back into view of Earth. That potentially sets the stage for another spectacle, said the federal Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado.