Cloud coverage could impact lunar eclipse viewing Wednesday morning

(Fremont County, WY) – A full lunar eclipse is expected on Wednesday, May 26th starting bright and early at 3:45 am, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton. It will reach the total eclipse at 5:10 am.

This is the first lunar eclipse since January 2019 and will appear low in the western sky. The NWSR recommended finding high ground for the best viewing.

h/t NWSR via YouTube

Cloud coverage is moving into the northwest portion of Wyoming which is expected to impact the eclipse viewing for those in that area. The cloud coverage reduces the further southeast you go.


Check out the NWSR video briefing below!

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