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
Downpours and locally severe thunderstorms over the Central states will not only foil holiday weekend activities, but will also put some lives at risk.
A few days after a chilly storm departs the Northeast, warm weather will make a strong comeback in parts of the Midwest and the East later next week.
The storm responsible for the wind, cold, rain and snow in the Northeast Friday and Saturday will slowly ease up for the balance of the holiday weekend.
"This pup was literally singing when he saw his family," Michelle Karolicki, relocation program manager of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, said about a reunion that took place on Thursday.
During Sunday's race, the skies will be variably cloudy with the risk of a few showers.
Another plunge of chilly air will set the stage for the risk of a frost and freeze centered Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and other nearby states this weekend.
Wesley, LA (1991)
Heavy rain (25th-26th) resulted in widespread flooding. One hundred-sixty homes -- 80% of the total number of houses in town -- received structural or water damage. A total of 6.5" of rain fell in 2-1/2 hours.
New York City (1861)
Snow was reported.
Dallas, Ft. Worth Texas (1982)
Flooding rains in Dallas, Ft. Worth, area; over 2" in most places. Total rainfall of 13" at this point of the month, making it the wettest May since records began in 1898.