The moon almost eclipses the sun during a near total solar eclipse as seen from Salem, Ore., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
In Photos: 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
By Associated Press
and Emma Green
Tags Midtown solar weather
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