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FIRST TO ALERT: Here's a breakdown of the forecast during the solar eclipse!

(Source: WTVM Storm Team 9) (Source: WTVM Storm Team 9)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It's SOLAR ECLIPSE DAY! The clouds will be at a 40-50 percent coverage with more clouds expected earlier in the afternoon to the south of Columbus as they move northwest through the area.

The eclipse will peak around 2:35-2:40 PM ET. The rain chance stays low but 'feel like' temperatures will be dangerously high. Stay hydrated!

As we head into Tuesday, rain chances will be on the increase a bit with a 30 percent coverage in the afternoon and evening. An approaching disturbance will increase rain chances even more by Wednesday and Thursday (around 40-50 percent).

Temperatures will take a step down into the low 90s and upper 80s by the weekend. We could even get into the mid-80s by next week with overnight lows in the 60s. Humidity values will also be a bit lower by the end of the week and weekend.

Be sure you have a way to view the eclipse safely tomorrow - certified eclipse glasses or a pinhole projector!

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