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The Rare Natural Phenomenon In Arkansas That Will Go Down In History

Head’s up, guys: the sun is about to go dark across the entire United States. Don’t panic. Take deep breaths. It isn’t an omen of the apocalypse, it’s just a totally normal, but extremely rare solar eclipse that hasn’t occurred for a long, long time. The sun will not go completely dark in Arkansas, but it will go partly dark when the moon passes between the earth and the sun on August 21, 2017. You’ll find the details you need to know about viewing the eclipse in Arkansas right here.

For times the weather in Arkansas was a good reason to worry about the sky, click here. You might also want to check out these weird Natural State occurrences.

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.