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Murdoch's Customers: Prepare for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

Monday 4/8/2024

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a rare total solar eclipse will sweep across North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
For the best viewing experience in Murdoch's territory, head to Texas, particularly Hill Country, where the totality will last over four and a half minutes. Expect the sky to darken as if it were dawn or dusk, promising an unforgettable spectacle. Although other states in the Murdoch's region won't experience a total eclipse, there are great opportunities to view a partial eclipse. If you live within a state where Murdoch's stores are located, see below for details on viewing the eclipse.

Before you head out, however, be prepared! Wherever you plan to view the eclipse, wear properly certified solar glasses, or use a solar viewer, to avoid eye injury. Get your eclipse glasses at Murdoch’s!
And, if you're planning to hit the road to nab the perfect spot for viewing the eclipse, make sure to bring along a few items to make it a comfortable experience, especially if you plan on staying a while. Don't forget to pack coolers filled with refreshing drinks and snacks, lightweight and portable chairs or blankets, as well as sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses. And of course, remember to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the memorable moments of the eclipse!

Eclipse Viewing Near Murdoch's Stores:


• Best Time to View: 12:06PM-3:07PM

Total Eclipse Time:1:27PM-1:49PM

Locations (Full Eclipse Totality): Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth (100%)

• Locations (Partial Eclipse Totality): San Antonio (99%), Houston (94%), Corpus Christi (93%), El Paso (81%)



• Best Time to View: 11:30AM–1:30PM

• Location (Partial Eclipse Totality): Springfield (76%), Lamar (74%), Trinidad (72%), La Junta (72%), Limon (69%),
  Alamosa (68%), Colorado Springs (67%)



• Best Time to View: 11:26AM-1:57PM

• Location (Partial Eclipse Totality): Cheyenne (62%), Wamsutter (54%), Rock Springs (52%), Green River (51%),
  Riverton (50%), Jackson (45%)



• Best Time to View: 10:26AM–1:44PM

• Location (Partial Eclipse Totality): Pocatello (43%), Idaho Falls (42%), Boise (25%), Lewiston (29%), Coeur d’Alene (27%),
  Post Falls (27%), Sandpoint (27%)



• Best Time to View: 12:31PM–3:10PM

• Locations (Partial Eclipse Totality): Fairbury and Omaha (80%), Lincoln (79%), Grand Island (76%), Kearney (75%),
  North Platte (70%), Harrison (60%)



• Best Time to View: 11:33AM-1:57PM

• Location (Partial Eclipse Totality): Sidney (47%), Billings (44%), Bozeman (40%), Butte (37%), Helena (36%),
  Missoula (33%), Kalispell (30%)


Eclipse Path Map