If you were hoping to see the Northern Lights flash across New York this week, get ready to be disappointed.

Apparently, there has been some back and forth between major news networks and scientists about whether a solar flare popped this week on the sun that would cause the Northern Lights to be visible across 17 states including New York.

CBS News Tweeted this out on July 7th.


 

It would be awesome if it was true, but the folks over at the Space Weather Center's Twitter page took offense to the prediction put out by CBS News.

 

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Even if it was true that the Northern Light could be visible, you might not have seen them anyways since a major storm front is expected in the area and it is going to be cloudy and rainy on Thursday and Friday.

Northern Lights Captured Lighting Up Hudson Valley Skies

The rumors were true and the Northern Lights showed up across the Hudson Valley. Thankfully, we're home to some skilled photographers who were able to capture the stunning event. 

4 Super Fun Facts About Northern Lights.

The Northern Lights put on quite the show when they do appear. Living in Big Sky Country (Montana), you have the opportunity to get one of the best shows in the United States. With darkness falling across most of the state, you will have the opportunity to see the brightest colors.

Here are four fun facts you may not know about the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).

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Gallery Credit: Megan Shaul

Photographer Captures Stunning Northern Lights Show in Adirondacks

Shane Muckey captured stunning pictures of the Northern Lights in the Adirondacks.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

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