Mostly clear skies make for good eclipse viewing


Today: Mostly sunny with few showers. High: 92

Tonight: Few clouds. Low: 73

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High: 91

» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.

The solar eclipse has finally come and gone — with mostly clear skies. 

The few clouds remaining are expected to clear out overnight, according to Channel 2 Action News. 

Jose Garcia watches the solar eclipse at Fernbank Science Center on Monday. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

The temperature is 89 degrees, Channel 2 reported.

Channel 2 Chief meteorologist Glenn Burns said the temperature dropped about 7 degrees in South Carolina, where he watched the eclipse.

The eclipse began in Atlanta about 1:05 p.m. and completed its trek across the United States by 4:01 p.m.

Spectators head to Fernbank Museum of Natural History to view the solar eclipse. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Tuesday morning will bring dry, clear skies.

By afternoon, mostly sunny skies will raise temperatures to a high of 90 degrees.

A 30 percent chance of isolated storms exists through evening.

Rain will increase steadily during the week, reaching a peak of a 40 percent chance Wednesday. Highs should remain in the low 90s through Thursday. 

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