Look up! Total blood moon lunar eclipse will be visible this weekend

ATLANTA — Sky gazers will get a glimpse of a rare total lunar eclipse over Georgia this weekend.

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Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan said the blood moon lunar eclipse will be visible starting late Sunday night into Monday morning, depending on cloud cover.

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“Remember, lunar eclipses are easy to view and you need no aid or eye protection to view them!” Monahan said.

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The eclipse begins at 9:32 p.m. Sunday and ends at 2:50 a.m. Monday. The peak of the eclipse will be at 12:11 a.m. Monday.

Some isolated storms are in the forecast for Sunday.

Severe Weather Team 2 will be tracking the timing of these storms through the week.