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Gray skies, rain as Valley remembers 9/11 attacks
The valley’s under a flash flood watch all day Tuesday, and wet weather is affecting some of the 9/11 memorials going on.
The Healing Field at
Shortly after 6 a.m., the skies opened; first a drizzle, then a steady downpour. Some visitors attending an early morning memorial service left the park, but many stayed: a moderately sized but attentive crowd huddling under umbrellas or just braving the rain as they listened to a reading of the names of those who died.
A candlelight vigil will be held in the park at 7 o’clock tonight. The scheduled keynote guest is a former
Updated 9-11-12 8:32 a.m.