Thousands flocked to Missouri on Monday to see the first total eclipse in the U.S. in 40 years. And many of them went home disappointed thanks to thunderstorms and cloud cover.
But they won’t have to wait too long before their next chance to enjoy the moon’s shadow on the United States. On April 8, 2024, the path of totality will trace a diagonal line from Texas up to Maine, including a good portion of eastern Missouri.
So if anything was learned from this year’s brush with eclipse chasers, you might want to start making your plans now before all the hotels fill up and eclipse glasses are sold out.