The biggest concern remains our very cold temperatures... Temperatures will fall through the teens and single digits overnight tonight. Cold conditions persist into Sunday with areas of snow in the afternoon and evening. Head over to the "Weather" tab for more information on totals and timing.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Forecasters say a new solar flare should provide only a glancing blow on Earth on Friday and is unlikely to cause any problems.
The National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center says northern lights may be slightly more visible, but there should be no radio, satellite or electrical grid disruptions.
They say the flare that erupted from a sunspot Tuesday is fairly big, but most of it will miss Earth, going far above the planet.
Senior forecaster Norm Cohen said the flare should arrive around 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, but is nothing to worry about.
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