Larimer County is anticipating a large increase in traffic Saturday thru Monday from people traveling to reach the path of totality in Wyoming. Please plan on avoiding unnecessary travel.

Do not look at the eclipse without solar eclipse glasses.

If you are traveling for the Eclipse have a full tank of gas, bring extra water, extra food supply, essential medication, and a first aid kit in your personal vehicle. Emergency response vehicles could be delayed reaching you if you need assistance. Be prepared.

From CDOT: Due to the increased mobility and safety concerns brought about by the upcoming Solar Eclipse, The Colorado Department of Transportation has decided to restrict all over size/ over weight travel North of Highway 50 from Kansas to Utah commencing from sundown Thursday August 17th continuing through sunrise on Wednesday August 23, 2017.

For public safety messages for the Eclipse event. Send a text to 888777 enter in the key word Eclipse hit send and you will receive public safety messages for this event.