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Are You Ready For The Solar Eclipse in North Carolina?

Daggett Shuler Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys Winston-Salem North Carolina Greensboro North Carolina Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

38 years have passed since the last solar eclipse was seen in the United States and 99 years since the path crossed the continental United States from coast to coast.

Many people from all over the United States are flocking towards the path of totality, from Oregon to South Carolina. Getting a chance to witness this once in a lifetime event has made this one of the busiest travel days of the year.


Those viewing from Winston-Salem, North Carolina will witness a partial Solar Eclipse at 94.4% sun coverage.

Winston-Salem Eclipse

Eclipse Begins: 1:12 pm

Maximum Eclipse: 2:41pm

Eclipse Ends: 4:03pm


If you plan to view the eclipse, here are some important safety tips to remember:

  • Do not look directly at the Solar Eclipse without proper solar protection
  • Verify the authenticity of the glasses prior to viewing the eclipse
  • Discard scratched or damaged glasses
  • Arrive early to your viewing destination
  • Be aware of heavy traffic warnings, delays, and gas shortages
  • DO NOT take photos while driving
  • If on the road during the eclipse, turn your headlights on
  • Do not park on the highway or in median crossings
  • Be cautious of increased pedestrian activity
  • Keep your animals inside
  • Prepare for the temperature drop. Temps could decrease by as much as 20 degrees!

Remember these safety tips as you witness the Great American Solar Eclipse today!

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