Mar 19, 2024 - News

How the solar eclipse will look in Iowa

<span style="display: block;text-align: center;">Path of the April 8, 2024 eclipse</span>
Data: NASA; Map: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

A total solar eclipse is coming April 8 and the next one won't reach the lower 48 until 2044.

Zoom in: Des Moines and Iowa aren't in the path of totality, but you can still expect a partial eclipse (75%) starting around 12:43pm.

Zoom out: If you're wanting the full experience, there are plenty of places to drive or fly — if you're willing to shell out some cash.

Linh's thought bubble: I'm staying in Fayetteville for the eclipse, about a six-hour drive and plan to go an hour south the day of totality.

📣 Shoutout: Are you traveling for the eclipse? Hit reply and tell us where.

<span style="display: block;text-align: center;">Path of the April 8, 2024 eclipse</span>
Data: NASA; Map: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals
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