AccuWeather spreads across the country for coverage of the Great American Eclipsenews AccuWeather
The eclipse team will be spread out along the path of totality, capturing footage of the moon as it covers the sun and turns day into night.
Roper Mountain Science Center, Greenville South Carolina
AccuWeather Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer will be at in one of the most popular states to view the eclipse, broadcasting from Roper Mountain Science Center near Greenville, South Carolina.
The science center is located in the path of totality with the moon blocking out the light from the sun for 2 minutes and 4 seconds.
Timmer is planning to be at the science center on Aug. 21, even if the weather forecast calls for clouds, broadcasting multiple times on the AccuWeather Facebook page and the AccuWeather Network.
AccuWeather’s Social Media Manager Jesse Ferrell will also be at the Roper Mountain Science Center with Timmer, helping him to capture 360-degree footage of the event.
Clemson, South Carolina
AccuWeather Astronomy Blogger Dave Samuhel will not be far from Timmer, viewing the celestial event near Clemson, South Carolina.
For 2 minutes and 38 seconds, Samuhel will be in the shadow of the moon as it passes over South Carolina.
Similar to Timmer, he will be near Clemson for the eclipse, even if the forecast calls for cloudy conditions during the brief period of totality.
Fans of AccuWeather Astronomy on Facebook can view the eclipse with Samuhel as he plans on broadcasting the event on Facebook Live.
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People from central Missouri to central Tennessee will experience the longest period to totality on Aug. 21, and AccuWeather Meteorologist Brian Lada will be in this area.
Lada is planning to view the eclipse from Columbia, Missouri, but may end up viewing it in southern Illinois, western Kentucky or north-central Tennessee depending on the weather.
Astronomy fans can follow Lada’s journey on AccuWeather Astronomy’s Twitter account as he travels to Missouri and encounters thousands of people that have traveled to the region specifically for the eclipse.
Lada will also be posting updates on AccuWeather’s Snapchat account leading up to the eclipse.
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Other eclipse team members
Many other members of the AccuWeather team will be traveling to the path of totality to view the eclipse, including:
*Location may change depending on the weather.
There will be additional content contributors across the country on the day of the eclipse, reporting from eastern Oregon, Nebraska and Missouri.
For more news and information about the solar eclipse, check out the AccuWeather Solar Eclipse Center.