The first total Solar Eclipse to sweep across the entire United States.
For eastern Iowa, we will not experience a "total" eclipse, but roughly 90% of the sun will be covered. Click the image on the left for timing across several locations in our area. Click this link to type in your city or zip code for details on the eclipse.
Also, since eastern Iowa will not be affected by the total eclipse, you need to have special eclipse glasses to protect your eyes. Do not look directly into the sun. Here's some more information on keeping your eyes safe.