Today is Wednesday, March 28, the 88th day of the year.
Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind between 5 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Events & Reminders
- at 10:30 a.m. at the
- The Board of Finance are expected to meet at 6:30 p.m. at the to discuss the proposed Board of Education budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year with education administrators and school board members.
Today in History
1910: Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
1946: The U.S. State Department releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
1979: Operators of Three Mile Island's Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside of Harrisburg, Penn., fail to recognize that a relief valve in the primary coolant system has stuck open following an unexpected shutdown. As a result, enough coolant drains out of the system to allow the core to overheat and partially melt down.
2000: Three children are killed when a Murray County, Ga., school bus is hit by a CSX freight train.
Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.