The Nov. 8th solar eruption that triggered an ongoing radiation storm around Earth also launched a coronal mass ejection that appears to be heading in the direction of our planet. The CME raced away from the Sun traveling faster than 2000 km/s and it could strike Earth’s upper atmosphere late Friday or Saturday. Forecasters estimate a 25% chance of severe geomagnetic storms at middle latitudes during the next 48 hours. Go to to { for continuing coverage.

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