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Posted: 8/16/2017 10:12:58 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/16/2017 10:13:11 PM EST by EvilApplesauce]
What does the local news and everyone expect is gonna happen in your area?

Food shortage?
Fuel Shortage?
Traffic time
how many people is your town expecting?
Link Posted: 8/16/2017 10:44:06 PM EST
these are all things i've heard from coworkers or family members. some rumors, some not...

there are no hotel rooms within a 200 mile radius of Grand Island
all hotels in Lincoln have been booked since March
some rooms are open in Omaha, but prices are higher than normal
AirBnB is insane
rental car companies are bringing cars to NE because there is soo much demand
most airports, including small ones in western NE are booked solid
Ravenna, NE is supposed to see around 100,000 people
Beatrice and Lincoln will see about 400,000 people
LPS has cancelled Kindergarten for the day
LPS will provide eclipse glasses to every student, kids will be outside to see eclipse
Bill Nye and Neil Degrass Tyson will be in Beatrice
i will be in my driveway watching it with my girls and parents
Link Posted: 8/17/2017 1:11:05 PM EST
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Originally Posted By DirtyHandsRob:
these are all things i've heard from coworkers or family members. some rumors, some not...

there are no hotel rooms within a 200 mile radius of Grand Island
all hotels in Lincoln have been booked since March
some rooms are open in Omaha, but prices are higher than normal
AirBnB is insane
rental car companies are bringing cars to NE because there is soo much demand
most airports, including small ones in western NE are booked solid
Ravenna, NE is supposed to see around 100,000 people
Beatrice and Lincoln will see about 400,000 people
LPS has cancelled Kindergarten for the day
LPS will provide eclipse glasses to every student, kids will be outside to see eclipse
Bill Nye and Neil Degrass Tyson will be in Beatrice
i will be in my driveway watching it with my girls and parents
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Link Posted: 8/18/2017 11:56:05 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/18/2017 1:41:22 PM EST
Having a beer on the back deck and watching the show then prepping some BLT's for dinner. They are having a gathering at our town park for it but that is all I know of. Staying off the road that day.
Link Posted: 8/20/2017 4:39:28 AM EST
Damn
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:59:38 AM EST
Didn't care. Don't know what time it was. I probably slept through it. I'm more interest in the 15 days of darkness coming up in November.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 7:35:36 AM EST
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