While Charleston and the southern Midlands had cloud cover, Columbia, Piedmont and Greenville-Anderson regions had a great view of totality during Monday’s solar eclipse. Even Charleston residents got to watch the sky suddenly grow dark.
Many came from out-of-state — or even out of the country. Anthony Constantine, of South Hadley, Massachusetts said he and his friends originally planned to watch the eclipse from the beach, but changed their plans after noticing weather reports this weekend.
“I became the weatherman for a day and tried to predict where there wouldn’t be clouds,” he joked. “We lucked out. It was honestly one of the most incredible things I’ve ever seen in my entire life. I did projects in school and stuff like that. And it’s just cool to kind of put one and one together.” [Read more…]