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Tips for The ‘Great American Eclipse’ this Monday, August 21, 2017 –
First U. S. coast-to-coast full eclipse since 1918

“Eclipse coverage percentage is shown.”
Photo credit: NOAA

“Man with eye damage from 1962 eclipse: Don’t make the same mistake I did”
By Meghan Holohan, TODAY, NBC News.
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– A Partial Solar Eclipse with 94% occlusion will in Yelm approx. 10:20am.
From Time and Date.com.
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– ‘Not a good idea:’ Why you shouldn’t try driving to the eclipse Monday morning”
“Transportation officials in Oregon and Washington have a message for the region’s drivers: However bad you think traffic is going to be during next Monday’s total solar eclipse, it’s probably going to be worse than you imagine. A lot worse,” by Allison Sundell and Travis Pittman, KING-5 TV News, Seattle.
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– “How to See the Best Total Solar Eclipse in a Century”
The August eclipse will be the first to go coast to coast across the U.S. since 1918, offering viewing opportunities for millions of people.
By Andrew Fazekas, National Geographic.
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– “You Have Questions About the Solar Eclipse. We Have the Answers”
“Everything you need to know to have a safe and enjoyable viewing experience this Aug. 21,” by Dan Falk, Twitter, NBC News.
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– “6 Ways Weather Could Change During the Great American Eclipse”
At a Glance
* Even partial eclipses have been known to change weather conditions.
* Temperatures and wind speeds often drop in the path of totality.
* Large-scale weather systems may feel slight effects.
By Jonathan Belles, Weather.com.
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Posted by Steve on August 18, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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