What time the eclipse will start in Chicago suburbs

Daily Herald staff report

The Chicago area won't get a total solar eclipse Monday, but it will still be a rare experience. Here's what you'll see:

• The skies will gradually darken beginning about 11:54 a.m., depending on your exact location.

• About 1:19 p.m., the moon will block 87 percent of the sun.

• The eclipse will end about 2:42 p.m. Source:

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