On the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, Americans from across the country will visit memorials in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa.
A large dome of high pressure will be in control, promoting the dry and sunny weather across the Northeast.
A ceremony at the New York City 9/11 Memorial will begin at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. It will be cool at the start of the ceremony with temperatures in the upper 50s underneath clear skies. As the day goes on, temperatures will rise into the mid-70s with bright sunshine.
Survivors and surviving family members will have access to the Pentagon Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, from 5 a.m. to noon EDT. The memorial will be opened to the public after that time.
A cool start to the day is predicted in Washington, D.C., with the morning low dipping into the upper 50s with mostly clear and calm conditions. The afternoon high temperature will climb into the upper 70s with clear, sunny skies continuing throughout the day.
The Flight 93 National Memorial, where the third plane crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, in Shanksville, Pa., will have observances and tributes lasting most of the day Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. The memorial will open at 7:00 a.m. EDT. The September 11th Observance will occur from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT.
Upon opening of the Flight 93 National Memorial, temperatures will be quite chilly in the lower 40s. Temperatures will rise into the lower 70s by the afternoon with plenty of sunshine.
The thumbnail image is a photo of a 9/11 Memorial in Vacaville, Calif., from Photos.com
As California heads into its third consecutive dry winter with no relief in sight, firefighters continue to battle a late-fall blaze in Big Sur.
After several days of unseasonable warmth, bitter cold and rounds of snow will continue to spread across the Western and Central states into this weekend.
Similar to the days prior to Thanksgiving, the worst weather will focus on the days prior to Christmas as millions of travelers take to the roads and skies in the U.S. and southern Canada.
An abrupt and abnormal cold wave gripped parts of southeastern Texas in early December, catching many off-guard, including two native Southern California bobcats recently transferred to the area.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
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