15 best places to watch the total solar eclipse across the US

The total solar eclipse will take place on August 21.

The path of totality — where the sun will be completely blocked by the moon —  cuts across the entire United States, from the Pacific to the Atlantic.

No matter where you are, the video at the top outlines the 15 best places to watch the eclipse in every state the path of totality crosses.

Twelve million people live within the path of totality and another 220 million more are within a day's drive.

Follow Storm Shield Meteorologist Jason Meyers via the Storm Shield app on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Download the Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get severe weather alerts wherever you are. Named by Time.com one of the best weather apps for your iPhone.

Print this article Back to Top