Some extra air traffic overhead in much of the region later Wednesday night.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 12-06 beginning at midnight into early Thursday morning. It includes a series of training flights held in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration and others and is designed to hone NORAD's intercept and identification operations.
Residents could see Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s and a U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter. Since 9-11, fighters have responded to more than three-thousand possible air threats in the U.S.