The Cornhusker State will, too, be visited by this spectacular celestial event on August 21, 2017.
After it has crossed Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming and the mountainous regions of Montana, the solar eclipse will arrive at Nebraska at about 11:48 AM, MDT. Only a minute later, the small city of Alliance will enjoy 2 minutes 30 second of the total eclipse! This is anticipated to be a breathtaking experience.
Meteorologists say that Nebraskans and their guests will have excellent weather conditions that day, especially in the western parts of the state. What also makes this state one of the greatest options for enjoying the total eclipse, is Nebraska's vegetation: large treeless prairies, and crop and corn fields – flat relief, without high terrains that might have otherwise caused interference.
Traveling across Nebraska, the path of
totality will gradually decreasing its speed, leading to an increase in the duration of totality
from 2 minutes and 30 seconds in the western parts – to 2 minutes and 38
seconds in the eastern parts of the state. The path in Nebraska, will have a length of 467 miles and width of around 69.2 miles, which
will be transcended in just 17 minutes and
51 seconds. The shadows will leave Nebraska at 01:06 PM,
Central Time Zone and continue its journey onward.