Beautiful weather expected for Memorial Day weekend; Sheriff's Office to beef up seat belt enforcement

Flags are seen at the Chattanooga National Cemetery in this file photo.

Over the next several days, the nation will pause to remember the its fallen service members as the Memorial Day weekend gets underway.

The unofficial start to summer, this weekend is expected to bring a taste of the season to come, with warm weather and mostly sunny skies - perfect for the millions nationwide who plan to travel.

Transportation changes on Monday in observance of Memorial Day

Transportation changes on Monday in observance of Memorial DayDowntown parking meters will not be enforced.CARTA’s fixed route, Downtown Shuttle and North Shore Shuttle bus services will operate on Saturday schedules.Road closures on Monday from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. for Chattanooga Chase - Dorchester Road from Barton Avenue to Sterling Avenue and the right northbound lane of Hixson Pike from Woodhill Drive to Minnekahda Place will be closed.