Eclipse weather forecast: From Texas to Maine, here are the latest conditions along the path of totality today

The total solar eclipse is mere hours away, and local forecasts in 15 states along the so-called path of totality suggest that viewing the highly anticipated celestial event may be a problem for some but less so for others.

In Austin, Texas — which is expecting an influx of more than 1 million tourists for the eclipse — forecasters are calling for mostly cloudy skies during the morning hours, followed by thunderstorms in the afternoon. According to Yahoo Weather, there is a 56% chance of rain on Monday. Similar conditions are expected in Dallas.

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In Indianapolis, which is hosting what's being billed as the world's largest eclipse viewing party, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the current forecast is for mostly sunny skies with a 11% chance of rain.

Sky gazers can expect slightly better conditions as they go northeast along the path of totality. In Burlington, Vt., the forecast is for mostly sunny skies with a high of 62 degrees. In Caribou, Maine, tit's expected to be just plain sunny with a high near 57.

Here are the latest weather forecasts for April 8 in places along the path of totality, courtesy of Yahoo Weather and the National Weather Service. Be sure to check back frequently for possible changes.

Weather forecast for April 8

📍Austin, Texas

Mostly cloudy with a high near 80.

Cloud cover: 76%

Chance of rain: 56%

📍Dallas

Showers with a high near 81.

Cloud cover: 63%

Chance of rain: 56%

📍Little Rock

Partly cloudy with a high near 82.

Cloud cover: 16%

Chance of rain: 70%

📍Indianapolis

Mostly sunny with a high near 74.

Cloud cover: 34%

Chance of rain: 11%

📍Cleveland

Partly cloudy with a high near 65.

Cloud cover: 38%

Chance of rain: 51%

📍Buffalo, N.Y.

Mostly cloudy with a high near 60.

Cloud cover: 87%

Chance of rain: 40%

📍Burlington, Vt.

Mostly sunny with a high near 62.

Cloud cover: 38%

Chance of rain: 0%

📍Caribou, Maine

Sunny with a high near 57.

Cloud cover: 3%

Chance of rain: 0%

Forecasts updated April 8 at 8 a.m. ET

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