Oregon's Depoe Bay is preparing for the first total eclipse to traverse the continental United States in a century as if a natural disaster was bearing down on the small coastal city. The town, home to 1,500 residents and a single traffic light, is near the spot of land where the total eclipse will first appear on August 21 as it begins cutting a path through 14 states to the Atlantic. That distinction has raised fears that a tidal wave of visitors will descend on Depoe Bay to get a first glimpse at "totality" a week from Monday. "Totality" is when the moon passes ...
Oregon's Depoe Bay is all set for total eclipse
The town is near the spot of land where the total eclipse will first appear on August 21
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