Get ready for a rare celestial event to light up the skies in Western provinces like BC and Alberta. The Northern Lights are expected to be visible in Alberta and BC tonight. It's going to be a beautiful sighting that you don't want to miss.\nThe Northern Lights are usually seen more in Northern Canada, but the past few days, they've been making a rare appearance in Southern Canada. Starting early Tuesday morning of this week, the Northern Lights have been dazzling many people across Canada and the U.S. in a rare appearance every night, according to The Weather Network.\nIf you missed it, no fear! You may have a chance to see the Northern Lights tonight when they return again to light up Canadian skies in provinces like Alberta and BC.\nThe lights have been brightening up cities like Edmonton and Calgary this past week and Canadians have been taking some stunning photos of the rare sighting.\nBased on the map from The Weather Network below, it looks like several places in Canada have a high chance of seeing the Northern Lights tonight, including Alberta and BC. It's even forecasted to appear in cities like Vancouver!\nThe map below plots "out the expected cloud cover overnight for Wednesday and Thursday, with the expected aurora visibility overlayed in green", says The Weather Network.\nThe Weather Network\nTo get you even more excited, check out some photos of what the Northern Lights have looked like the past few days in Alberta.\nTonight's aurora was mostly green, but showed some remarkable structure especially when passing through the zenith (overhead). The bands smear together a bit in this time exposure, whereas by eye there appeared to be almost countless fine bands in concentric arcs.@TamithaSkov pic.twitter.com/JYUhFTZzNy— Bruce McCurdy (@BruceMcCurdy) May 14, 2019\nRARE BLUE AURORA: Northern Lights are usually green, sometimes red. Those are the colors we see when oxygen is hit by electrons raining down from space during a geomagnetic storm. Last night, however, Harlan Thomas of Calgary, Alberta, witnessed a different color: deep-blue. pic.twitter.com/fldAK6fyHb— Betsey Lewis (@betseyJLewis1) May 12, 2019\nWOW! Northern Lights seen this past Saturday morning from Alix, Alberta. Photo courtesy of @dartanner #Aurora #NorthernLights pic.twitter.com/URjiy0bGGn— Mark Tarello (@mark_tarello) May 16, 2019\nBeautifully clear spring evening with the beginning of the northern lights light show. Waterways boat launch.Fort McMurray, Alberta, CanadaMay 10th, 2019#ymm #fortmcmurray #alberta #canada #northernlights #evening #nightsky #citynight #sonya6500 #samyang12mm pic.twitter.com/h97fqdETps— ClaytonGeorge (@BamBamPotato) May 11, 2019\nSo if you haven't seen the Northern Lights before, get ready to check it off your bucket list tonight when it makes a surreal special appearance in Alberta and BC.