(NEW YORK) -- A solar storm of powerful electromagnetic radiation will strike Earth on Saturday, possibly knocking out power grids and disrupting radio communications.
Scientists say the sun unleashed an “X-class sun storm,” the most powerful type of solar flare, on Thursday and it’s headed our way.
The wave of charged particles is expected to hit Earth around 1 a.m. Saturday. Power companies and operators of high-frequency communications systems have been advised.
Folks who live where the Northern Lights are visible should expect a supercharged display.
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