Total solar eclipse Saturday

But to view it in its entirety you’ll have to head west. NASA 2023 Eclipse Explorer So, there’s still time to plan the trip.

“Here in Georgia the coverage at peak will be between 45-60% IF clouds don’t get in the way,” according to a National Weather Service (NWS) Facebook posting. “(The) forecast currently calls for 40-50% cloud cover across the area…”

In Gainesville, NWS says about half the sky is expected, at this time, to be covered in clouds at noon, peak time (EDT) for the eclipse. If you are able to see it, how much of the sun will be covered? 40-55% the experts say, about half the coverage we saw with the total eclipse in 2017.

Oh, and by the way, the next total solar eclipse that will be visible in Gainesville? 2078. So, you have plenty of time to make plans for that. Eclipses visible in Gainesville, Georgia, USA – May 11, 2078 Solar Eclipse (