A magical Aurora Borealis will light up the Pacific Northwest today, and it's all thanks to the Geomagnetic Storm brewing. \nThe Northern Lights over Washington tonight will be a dazzling display, especially if you're able to escape the city to an ultra-dark spot. \nEditor's Choice: Parts Of Ontario Will Be Hit With Snow & Chilly Temperatures This Week\nFor the last several minutes, the dull green glow of the #aurora has been taunting us on the @Skunkbayweather camera. I even wore my green Ireland jersey hoping it might help the odds... Perhaps there will be better luck tonight. #wawx pic.twitter.com/ugSiqmTHPd— NWS Seattle (@NWSSeattle) September 28, 2020\n\n\nIn a Twitter post, the National Weather Service of Spokane said that you'd need to be "far enough away from city lights & in a safe spot to view it."\nThe NWS can't predict where the perfect place to watch it will be, so your best bet is to look to the north in a lightless area. \nAn incredibly bright moon may make optimal viewing difficult, according to the NWS of Seattle, so plan accordingly. \n\nThis colorful occurrence is "usually green, but it can be other colors too," says the NWS. \nDepending on the altitude, the Borealis can be a variety of hues due to atmospheric compounds.\nIf you've been aching to see this display in-person, now's your chance!\nThis article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.\n\n\n\n\n\nBefore you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and, most of all, be respectful on your trip.