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Rare Partial Solar Eclipse Is Viewed Around The UK
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Watch 1979 CBS News Special Report on the Last Total Solar Eclipse in North America [VIDEO]

The last time a total solar eclipse passed through our area was 1918, but did you know the last total solar eclipse to pass over North America was in 1979?

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Want to Watch the Eclipse with a Sasquatch? There’s a Map for That!

We are almost a week out from the total solar eclipse and I guarantee this probably won't be the weirdest story you'll read, but it's pretty odd. Yes, there's a map where you can possibly see the eclipse AND a Sasquatch or, in this case, a Sunsquatch.

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Strong Thunderstorms Hit Las Vegas
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Lightning Strikes River: Real or Fake? [VIDEO]

Welcome to another segment of: "Is it Real or is it Fake?" This time, watch the video and see what you think.

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The Solar Eclipse Is Observed In Asia
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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Urges Visitors to Plan Ahead of Total Solar Eclipse

Whether you are going somewhere or staying put to view the total solar eclipse on August 21st, you'll want to make plans now.

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Area Schools Closing For Solar Eclipse

School is starting in less than two weeks for most students around Kentucky. A few school systems in Western Kentucky are getting an early extra day off when the total solar eclipse comes around on Monday, August 21st. 

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This Storm Cloud Looks Just Like State of Kentucky [Photo]

Check this out!  I snapped this photo shortly after a storm rolled through Owensboro recently.  There was a cloud that looked just like Kentucky!  This is wild!

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Refugees Fleeing ISIS Offensive Pour Into Kurdistan
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Dangerous Temperatures in the Tri State This Week Calling Parents to Look Before You Lock

With the heat index soaring into dangerous temperatures in the Tri State this week parents and care givers are encouraged to "Look Before They Lock" when leaving their vehicle.

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Due to Extreme Heat, Cooling Shelters Open in Owensboro

I spoke with Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Wayne Hart earlier today about the inevitability of the kind of heat wave we're experiencing. This one is our first of the summer, compared to last year when there was one that went nine days in June.

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National Weather Service Warns of Heat Wave Later This Week [Forecast]

It's going to get HOT this week.  In fact, the National Weather Service says we can see a heat index of 105 degrees or warmer starting Wednesday.

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Did You See This Funnel Cloud Lookalike Yesterday? [VIDEO]

I imagine a lot of folks were wondering what a "funnel cloud" was doing crawling out of a July sky Monday afternoon. I know I would've.

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National Weather Service Issues June 22, 2017 Hazardous Weather Outlook for Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY, is anticipating some nasty weather the rest of this week with a slight possibility of tornadoes. Download our new app to keep you up-to-date on all weather info!

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Nature Is Scary via Twitter
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One of My Favorite Twitter Pages–‘Nature Is Scary’–Loads Up on Seriously Eye-Popping Imagery [VIDEOS]

I'm pretty sure my favorite social media site is Twitter. While Facebook is the most informative because I have friends and family there, Twitter, for me, is pure infotainment.

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