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Gimme Some Space: Solar Flare, Solar Storm Strike

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. - A solar storm has sent solar flares speeding toward Earth, potentially disrupting power grids, global position systems and other communications in Fairfield County and across the globe, NASA says .

A solar flare that erupted Tuesday was one of the largest since 2007, NASA says.

For more detailed information, check the federal Space Weather Prediction Center .