The latest weather forecast for Monday calls for a mostly sunny afternoon in the Murphy area of western North Carolina, where many will go for the best viewing of the eclipse.
If you’re heading south for an eclipse sighting, toward Anderson, S.C., forecasters say it will also be mostly sunny in the afternoon.
The high in Murphy will be 86 degrees, while temperatures will be 90 degrees in the Charlotte and Anderson areas, with a 20 percent chance of rain.
If you’re going to the mountains of western North Carolina for your eclipse viewing, be in place by 2:36 p.m.
The South Carolina leg of the eclipse will begin in the western part of that state at about 2:38 p.m. and end in the Charleston area at about 2:48 p.m.