Apr 5, 2024 - News

D.C.'s solar eclipse forecast looks sunny

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

The solar eclipse day forecast for Monday looks mostly sunny, according to the National Weather Service.

The big picture: The D.C. area is a ways from the path of totality, but Washingtonians will see a partial eclipse from 2:04pm to 4:32pm. The greatest coverage: 3:20pm, per a tracking tool from NASA.

Zoom out: Millions of people with eclipse fever are planning to travel to areas with the best views, and businesses are cashing in on the hype, writes Axios' Jacob Knutson.

Go deeper: What to know about the solar eclipse in D.C.

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