Eclipse Chaos: Millions Head to Prime Viewing Locations

Eclipse Chaos: Millions Head to Prime Viewing Locations

Thousands of people sitting in traffic on a hot day? Nothing unusual for New York or Los Angeles. But the dozens of cities that are sitting in the path of total solar eclipse are generally small to medium-sized communities that will be inundated on Aug. 21 with hordes of tourists drawn to see totality, where a total eclipse will occur. The thousands of visitors will likely jam traffic and put pressure on infrastructure and other resources.

Eclipse Chaos: Millions Head to Prime Viewing Locations

Thousands of people sitting in traffic on a hot day? Nothing unusual for New York or Los Angeles. But the dozens of cities that are sitting in the path of total solar eclipse are generally small to medium-sized communities that will be inundated on Aug. 21 with hordes of tourists drawn to see totality, where a total eclipse will occur. The thousands of visitors will likely jam traffic and put pressure on infrastructure and other resources.

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