A massive solar flare could be in the works as the scientific community (or just Discovery.com where I found this article) views a gigantic sunspot. The sunspot, AR 1476, is 60,000 miles across. Sunspots indicate magnetic activity, therefore it could be ejecting some serious solar flares our way. We’ve already had a couple big solar storms, I wrote in more detail on one a few months back HERE.
Here’s more info on that sunspot: