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Weather with Sven: Northern lights chances in the Twin Cities

The southern half of Minnesota could get quite the light show Wednesday night.

Twin Cities residents have the relatively rare opportunity to get a decent view of the northern lights on Wednesday night.

Unlike northern Minnesota, which is overcast, the southern half of Minnesota has relatively clear skies that could mean the auroral activity will be visible overnight.

BMTN meteorologist Sven Sundgaard has posted a video to his YouTube page looking at the science behind the aurora borealis and Minnesota's chances of seeing them tonight.

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