Weather Permitting, Four Corners Gets Best Seat In Arizona For Solar Eclipse

Published: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 8:52am
Updated: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:16am

Astronomers are predicting the best place to see the solar eclipse in Arizona is near the Four Corner's region beginning at 9:30 a.m. local time.

That, of course, is assuming the weather cooperates.

The National Weather Service's meteorologist Mark O'Malley warned, as of the morning of the eclipse appearance, a weather system was brewing along the north-western region.

"There's going to be a lot of clouds up near Kingman and headed toward Las Vegas," he said. "Conditions in the Phoenix-metro area and in the Tucson-metro area (will be) great."

The maximum eclipse hits Arizona a few minutes before 10:30 a.m., with the highest percentage of the eclipse at nearly 77 percent near Page.

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