AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - A series of intense solar flares from the Sun have moved into the Earth's atmosphere, and can be seen as far as the low latitudes of Georgia, Alabama, and northern Florida. 

This rare phenomenon is known as a “Geomagnetic Storm,” and is when charged particles of the sun’s solar flares interact with the Earth's magnetic system and the gasses that are located in the upper atmosphere.

A once in a lifetime experience for some! 

Seeing this event in the south can be decades apart. With a 20 year expectancy on average.

It may be hard to see with just the naked eye. The sky for the CSRA may look to have a green or pink hugh, but if you pull out a camera (phone cameras with long exposure work), look to the north and snap a picture!

Although the most intense solar flares were Friday evening, you may still be able to spot them through the weekend, and even early into the workweek.

These dancing lights are also known as the “Aurora Borealis” and are typically only seen in the north and south poles, where the magnetic fields are the strongest. 

The space weather can also interfere with satellites, GPS systems and space equipment. Auroras with a strong magnitude can also be a danger to high-voltage power lines. 

One of the rarest colors seen is a purple, which many CSRA Aurora views caught on camera.

Some experts picked up a G5 rating on a five point scale for a short period of time, however, the length of Friday's storm remained a G4.

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