Chase the Total Solar Eclipse & Join Celestial Celebrations Across the Country With The Weather Channel & Twitter by 30Seconds Mom
Millions of consumers depend on The Weather Channel and Weather.com for their daily forecasts, breaking weather news, and the latest in health and travel. And, on August 21, they will be able to experience a solar eclipse like never before. The Weather Channel digital properties and Twitter have teamed up for a livestream of this once-in-a lifetime celestial event, which will allow consumers to chase the total solar eclipse in real time as it moves from coast to coast.
"This eclipse is a once-in-a-hundred-year event, and we're going to party like it's New Year's Eve,'" said Neil Katz, head of global content and editor-in-chief, The Weather Company. "This eclipse is a celestial phenomenon and cultural moment that can't be missed, and we couldn't imagine a better partner than Twitter to celebrate this with."
The interactive live coverage for "Chasing Eclipse 2017" kicks off at noon ET on August 21. The Weather Channel digital coverage will immerse viewers in totalities from 10 locations along the eclipse path – from the ground and from space – and join the fun celebrations taking place across the country. Live locations include: Stanley, Idaho; Carbondale, Ill.; St. Joseph's, Mo.; Alliance, Ne.; Hopkinsville, Ky.; McMinnville, Ore.; Belton, S.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Casper, Wy.
"We are thrilled to partner with The Weather Channel and their award-winning digital editorial team for coverage of this momentous occasion," said Anthony Noto, COO, Twitter. "The 'Chasing Eclipse 2017' live stream allows people around the world to watch and join the #Eclipse2017 conversation as it unfolds live on Twitter."
For more information, visit Features.Weather.com/eclipse!