CHICAGO -- Unfortunately, it looks like cloudy skies are in store in Chicago for Monday's solar eclipse.
However, WGN weatherman Paul Konrad says the clouds are supposed to break up a bit this afternoon.
"Peeks of this eclipse are not out of the question," he said.
The eclipse begins at about 11:54 a.m. At that time, there will be mostly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance for rain.
The peak of the eclipse will occur at 1:19 p.m.. At that time, there will be partly to mostly cloudy skies, with a 20 percent chance for rain.
The clouds really clear up as the eclipse ends at about 2:42 p.m.
A total eclipse will happen in Carbondale, Ill., where the skies are clear.
In Chicago, the sun will be about 89 percent covered.