Total solar eclipse over Kansas
The shadow of the Moon passes over the northeast corner of Kansas. The northern suburbs of Kansas City, Kansas will see the eclipse but residents of this area are urged to drive 40 or 50 miles to the north or east to increase your potential duration of totality up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds. Leavenworth receives 1 minute and 32 seconds of darkness. Atchison clocks in at 2 minutes and 17 seconds. Points near St. Joseph, Missouri will enjoy 2 minutes and 39 seconds, near the maximum total duration for this eclipse.
The total solar eclipse reaches the state at 1:02 p.m. CDT and exits at 1:09 p.m.