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Dazzling northern lights near Fergus Falls

A burst of auroras lit up skies in North Dakota and Minnesota Monday night. According to the University of Alaska Geophysical Institute, Tuesday and Wednesday nights may also provide some active shows, depending on cloud cover.
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A burst of auroras lit up skies in North Dakota and Minnesota Monday night. Tuesday and Wednesday nights may also provide some active shows, depending on cloud cover.

Check out time-lapse video northwest of Fergus Falls:

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