Even people in Missouri reported sightings of The aurora borealis was visible on Monday night as forecasters predicted the phenomenon known by the name of the northern lights will likely last several more hours in clear skies. in Parts of The north of the United States

It is because of this that they are known as the northern lights. The northern lights can be seen in the sky at higher latitudes. “will be visible across much of the Northland the rest of this evening into tonight,” National Weather Service offices in Duluth, Minn., wrote late Monday on X – formerly Twitter The Northland usually refers north-east Minnesota and northern Wisconsin.

Unconfirmed reports of Sightings of northern lights are beginning to increase. in On Monday night, Cory Rothstein a weather service meteorologist posted a message on social media. in Duluth, said in A brief telephone interview. He said that the skies in the area would most likely be mostly clear over night.

Mr. Rothstein referred questions about the northern lights to space weather forecasters at the federal government’s Space Weather Prediction Center.

The center said earlier this week It is possible that a mild geomagnetic disturbance could occur over the northern United States on Monday night or Tuesday morning. The forecasting models indicated that people could be affected by the storm. in of The West and Midwest have the best chance of The northern lights are a sight to behold.

Unconfirmed sightings have been reported in Indiana, Wisconsin, and other places on Monday night. Conditions to see the northern lights in Western New York State also looked overnight “encouraging,” Eric Snitil is the chief weatherman at WROC television. in Rochester, N.Y., said on X The late Monday.

Tyler Schlitt said that the northern lights could be seen by the naked eye on Monday night as far as Missouri. Schlitt is a photographer living near St. Louis who was taking pictures of the sky while standing in a small field near a gravel highway. of Elsberry, Mo.

Mr. Schlitt said that the red pillars had faded since he saw them earlier. He had a 90-minute drive home and a work shift starting at 7 a.m., he said, so he planned to pack up soon — unless the colors on his camera screen were to suddenly intensify.

“If I see a whole bunch, I will stay out a little bit later,” He said.