(WAFF) - There will be lots of pomp and circumstance in downtown Huntsville this weekend as hundreds of graduates walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. It's the weekend many graduates have been looking forward to for some years. Both Alabama A&M and Oakwood universities will host their commencement exercises downtown at the Von Braun Center.
For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite. A live web broadcast showed the first-stage booster touching down vertically in the pre-dawn darkness atop a barge in the Atlantic, just off the Florida coast.
You'll probably want to grab the jacket this morning as we're a couple degrees cooler compared to yesterday. For the most part, temperatures are in the low-to-mid 40s. Skies are clear and we'll see plenty of sunshine throughout the day just a slight increase in clouds later this afternoon. We'll be up to around 70° at Noon with highs pushing into the mid 70s.