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TUCSON - While not total, a solar eclipse will happen this afternoon over southern Arizona. Today's partial solar eclipse will obscure 31% of the sun, according to UA's Flandrau Science Center. The eclipse will start at 2:27 PM, peak by 3:42 PM and end by 4:47 PM. Meanwhile, high pressure is building into the region and high temperatures are 7-10 degrees above average. The warmest locations will reach 90+ degrees today and the heat will prevail through Saturday under mostly sunny skies. Some spots will be close to record heat both Friday and Saturday. Cooler weather will arrive late in the weekend and into early next week.
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