While the full impact of today's rare solar eclipse won't be seen in Louisiana, those living in or traveling through the state are awaiting a partial darkening of the sun.
Forecasters say the view of the spectacle won't likely be marred by weather conditions. The partial eclipse blocking out about 70% of the sun will begin shortly before noon and end about three hours later.
If you plan to look directly at the eclipse, don't do it unless you have proper approved eyeware.
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