Saturday night marks the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, but not a repeat of the clear, calm and frigid weather experienced that fateful night.
Two cruise ships are currently en route to the site of the tragedy, where memorial services will be held Saturday night to pay tribute to the lives lost.
During those services, the weather may make it difficult for passengers to fully envision what it was like during those last hours on board the Titanic.
The Titanic plunged into the icy waters of the northern Atlantic amid clear, calm and frigid weather during the early morning hours of April 15, 1912.
The wind Saturday night will be far from calm. Instead, brisk winds will have many passengers bundling up for the memorial services.
Some clouds will also stream overhead Saturday night, preventing passengers from viewing the star-studded sky that likely dazzled those aboard the Titanic.
The clouds will precede an approaching storm system and its brief showers, which should remain off to the west of where the Titanic sunk through Saturday night.
Even without the showers, the memorial services are sure to be somber events as passengers think back to the night where 1,514 people lost their lives.
Severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes in major metropolitan areas, while wildfires raged in the West and flooding downpours persisted in the East.
As much of the West continues to be plagued by intense drought, the production of favorite and trendy foods may be more challenging for states operating in dry conditions.
Since the movie "Jaws," inspired by 1916 shark attacks, the number of shark attacks has been on the rise due to human and seal population increases, shark migration and warming temperatures.
A warmer weather pattern is forecast for much of the Central and Eastern states, while temperatures should throttle back in the Northwest during the middle of August.
Japan and South Korea face tropical floods into this weekend; the danger of a typhoon looms for next week.
Bertha is forecast to take a curved path near the islands in the northeastern Caribbean this weekend, then to stay off the East Coast of the United States next week.
Heat wave continues for the following: Abilene - 41 consecutive days of 98 degrees or higher, tied 1952 record. Dallas/Ft. Worth - 41st consecutive day of 100 degrees + El Paso - 51st consecutive day of 100 degrees +
Chicago, IL (1988)
100 degrees -- 7th day of 100 degrees or higher in 1088 -- an all-time record number.
Hurricane Erin crossed central Florida from the east with 50-70 mph wind gusts. 9.06" of rain fell in Melbourne. (An all time 24 hour record).