People line up early to get eclipse glasses at Frost Museum

People line up early to get eclipse glasses at Frost Museum


>>>WE HAVE BEEN COUNTING DAYS FOR MONTHS NOW. THE GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE IS FINALLY HERE TODAY, JUST HOURS AWAY FROM THE SPECTACULAR SIGHT IN THE SKY IS GOING TO PASS OVER SOUTH FLORIDA.>>AND WE’RE READY FOR IT. MADELEINE WRIGHT IS LIVE FOR US AT THE FROST SCIENCE MUSEUM IN MIAMI WITH A CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT WE CAN EXPECT TO SEE HERE IN MIAMI.>>BECAUSE WE DON’T GET THE TOTAL ECLIPSE, DO WE?>>Reporter: THIS IS THE DAY THAT SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR, INCLUDING HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA RIGHT HERE AT THE FROST MUSEUM OF SCIENCE. YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW LONG THE LINE IS. THEY ARE HAVING AN ECLIPSE PARTY AND THEY ARE LETTING PEOPLE IN 15 MINUTES AGO BUT THE LINE IS STILL LONG BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO CHECK EVERYBODY’S TICKETS. EARLIER THIS MORNING DOZENS OF PEOPLE STOOD IN LINE WAITING FOR THE MUSEUM TO OPEN. THE MUSEUM IS GIVING AWAY ECLIPSE GLASS AS LONG WITH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION. SOME CAME AS EARLY AS 6:30 IN THE MORNING JUST TO SECURE THEIR PLACE IN LINE. THIS IS GOING TO BE THE FIRST TIME IN 38 YEARS THAT A SOLAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE IN THE UNITED STATES. THE MOON WILL CROSS IN FRONT OF THE SUN TURNING BRIEFLY FROM DAYTIME INTO NIGHTTIME. IT STARTS IN OREGON AND ENDS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. MILLIONS WILL BE WATCHING INCLUDING THOSE I TALKED TO HERE AT THE MUSEUM.>>I LOVED NATURE. THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE A GIFT FROM THE UNIVERSE.>>THIS IS LIKE AN EXCITING THING TO SEE. DON’T UNDER ESTIMATE IT. YOU HAVE ONE LIFE TO LIVE SO MAKE SURE YOU SEE THIS PRETTY SPECTACULAR.>>OUR COVERAGE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE DOESN’T END HERE. OUR VERY OWN GLENNA MILLBERG IS IN COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA WITH ON OF THE BEST VIEWS IN THE COUNTRY. THEY WILL BE BRINGING US CONTINUING COVERAGE ALL DAY LONG. DON’T FORGET WE HAVE A SPECIAL SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE DEDICATED TO THE ECLIPSE. JUST HEAD OVER TO LOCAL10.COM AND HEAD TO THE BANNER ON TOP OF THE PAGE. THE ECLIPSE GOES FROM 1:26 T 4:20 P.M. WITH