Total Solar Eclipse Coming on April 8

On Monday, April 8, Illinoisans will once again get to experience one of astronomy’s great marvels – a total solar eclipse. Check out this Caucus Blog article to learn how you can view it safely:

The Caucus Blog of the Illinois House Republicans: Ways to safely view the upcoming solar eclipse

Also, if you are traveling to southern Illinois to view the solar eclipse, please be prepared for heavy traffic. Try to keep a full tank of gas, have water and snacks readily available, and keep your phone charged as much as possible. Find more information here:

Total Solar Eclipse in Illinois: ‘Heavy’ traffic expected, crowds in path of totality – NBC Chicago