It's time to officially begin weather watching, to get a sense of whether we'll have clear skies for the big day.
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On Monday, Aug. 21, Oregon will have a collective raised head to the first total solar eclipse in almost 40 years. Here are seven things to know before the solar eclipse completely covers our lives.
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This month's total solar eclipse might be the most-studied disappearance of the sun ever, thanks in part to legions of citizen scientists from the Northwest and beyond.
Millions of visitors are projected to swarm the forests and mountains in states within the eclipse path of totality, at the same time wildfire danger and summer tourism is reaching its apex.
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On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.
Alaska Airlines is offering a charter flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 that will allow select passengers to view the astronomical event from the sky.
With nearly every lodging option booked within the path of the eclipse, thousands of visitors are expected to spill over onto public lands.
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The town of Spray, population 160, is bracing for 10,000 visitors and wondering, how do you begin to feed and house that many?
Central Oregon officials have lifted the attendance cap to 30,000 for a music and arts festival scheduled to coincide with a solar eclipse in August.
On Aug. 21, not long after the clock strikes 10 a.m. on the central Oregon Coast, the moon will blot out the sun, briefly turning day into night and warmth into coolness.