Monday’s overall solar eclipse belonged to a meteorologist’s Super Bowl a truth that was definitely not lost on one Chicago weatherman.
Tom Skilling, chief meteorologist for WGN-TV , took a trip to Carbondale, Ill. to see the solar eclipse in its course of totality, (his very first solar eclipse, btw) and his response was really valuable.
“I’ll get my act together people,” a choked up Skilling informed audiences through tears.
He even hugged and high-fived fellow eclipse watchers, and led a chorus of “Here Comes the Sun.”
If that does not melt your ice cold heart, truthfully absolutely nothing will.
Twitter liked the meteorologist’s pure response a lot, he was even trending Monday.
god bless Tom Skilling
Jack Mannix (@JackMannix00) August 21, 2017
You and I will never ever enjoy anything as much as Tom Skilling enjoys the weather condition.
Matt Lindner (@mattlindner) August 21, 2017
Get you a weather condition male that weeps over a solar eclipse. Love you Tom Skilling
Dede Smith (@Doubledeedsters) August 21, 2017
I seem like this is the day Tom Skilling has actually been training for his entire life.
Kim Duncan (@kimduncan) August 21, 2017
Skilling informed fellow Carbondale eclipse watchers he would be back for the next one in 2024. Here’s hoping Skilling’s response will be similarly as valuable.
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