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.
The Bay area will see pleasant conditions hold into the new week with plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures.
A pattern favoring waves of progressively cooler air will set up across much of the Midwest and Northeast during next week and could continue into early May.
Rounds of flooding and severe storms slammed the South and Plains this week, while a storm system unleashed dust storms and snow in the West.
Thunderstorms, some locally severe, will erupt from central Texas, northward into part of Nebraska into Friday night. The worst of the storms are likely to occur in Texas.
Ahead of the monsoon season in India, temperatures will swell well above normal in parts of India and Pakistan.
The 119th Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 20, and runners set to take on the historic course will face cool and potentially rainy conditions.
Ft. Wayne, IN (1963)
Precipitation totaled 2.65": hail 1.75" in diameter, 2 tornadoes, $650,000 damage, 21 buildings destroyed.
Burlington, VT (1983)
15.6" snowstorm - April record.
Winnipeg, MB (1996)
169 consecutive days with snow on the ground. This broke the old record of 167 days during the winter 1955-1956.