Tuesday, October 20, 2009

A Few Questions Answered..

A alot of people asked if I can see the northern lights yet. I've heard that a few people see them late late late at night..

But they don't just shoot out as soon as it gets dark. Alot of people have told me that it's not quite cold enough for them to be really heavy and out.

But I don't know? I'm new :)

As far as the weather goes, we are are really warm right now for AK.

We should be a whoooooooole lot colder and a whole lot snowier!


  1. Hey Rocksee.....if I notice a good forecast from the geophysical institute I'll let you know! The northern lights come when there are solar flares or storms on the sun. The more powerful the solar flare, the more northern lights we have. I've seen them a couple of times, late, late at night. When you live in town, it's harder to see them, too. City lights can make it pretty difficult, unless they're really strong.
    If you google aurora forecast from the geophysical institute at UAF, you should be able to see the forecast.

  2. I've been out of the bloggin loop for like 3 months! I came to your blog yesterday to check on you and im so happy you are in Alaska now! How amazing and wonderful that must be for you!

  3. I kind of figured the weather or something had to be a certain way in order to see the lights.

  4. I can't wait until you can see em!

  5. Wow, I'll admit I didn't even think they were a real thing :) How cool, now i want to visit.

  6. they are not to be missed. amazing. the hubs and i had a fight on the drive up (its a long effing drive) we stopped and saw them. made everything we were fighting about so small and insignificant.

  7. Down here in Minnesota, it got cold early, warmed up a bit, and now we don't know where the !@#$ we are! Seriously -- everything is white!

    Would love to see the Lights up there. They're not bad in Northern Minnesota, so I can only imagine...