August 21, 2017, 7:50 a.m. Updated: 21 August 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Cloud cover forecasts in the Kansas City metro area aren't providing promising news for folks eager to see the much-anticipated solar eclipse this afternoon.
As we still hope for a great show, you can watch a fun video about eclipses here from Tonganoxie’s own Matt Beat, a political science teacher at Tonganoxie High School.
Finally, brush up on eye safety here as we prepare for the eclipse.
Originally published at: http://www.tonganoxiemirror.com/news/2017/aug/21/get-ready-todays-solar-eclipse-even-if-cloud-cover/