Solar Eclipse Update: Some Clouds Around

One of the biggest astronomical events of our lives takes place on Monday and we are still expecting good viewing weather for the eclipse. We are expecting there to be some high clouds in the area during the afternoon, but they’ll only dim the sun at times. Here’s the latest cloud forecast from our futurecast computer.   The eclipse will begin at 1:28PM EDT and continue until 4:00PM as Southern New England falls into the moon’s penumbra…the first part of the lunar shadow.  During that time the moon will be passing across the face of the sun.  Maximum eclipse for…