Gas Stations Prep for Great Eclipse


Gas stations in western Kentucky are preparing for thousands of visitors expected later this month.

Officials at Ideal Market in Madisonville said they will increase supplies of gas, drinks, and ice in anticipation of the Great Eclipse.

Extra deliveries will be made in the days leading up to the eclipse but no deliveries will be done the day of.

Kentucky transportation officials say people should prepare for long lines at the gas pump since access could be limited.

(This story was originally published on August 1, 2017)

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