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Photo Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Former President George H.W. Bush has arrived at the U.S. Capitol, where he will lie in state in the rotunda until Wednesday morning. Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan all delivered eulogies during a Monday afternoon service in memory of the 41st president.

The latest: President Trump and first lady Melania Trump went to the Capitol later Monday evening to pay respects to Bush.

What they're saying:

"He showed us that how we live is as important as what we achieve. His life was a hymn of honor. His legacy is grace perfected. His memory will belong to glory."
— Speaker of the House Paul Ryan
"A steady hand, staying the course — thats what George Bush gave us for decades."
— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
"President Bush was a great leader who made a great difference in the life of this nation. But he was also just a good man, who was devoted to his wife, his family, and his friends."
— Vice President Mike Pence

What’s next: Bush's memorial service will take place at the National Cathedral at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday. He will also lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in his hometown of Houston Wednesday evening to Thursday morning. A second memorial service will then be held at St. Martin's Episcopal Church at 11 a.m. ET. Bush will then be buried at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.

George H. W. Bush's casket carried as 21-gun salute is sounded. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, arriving at Joint Base Andrews. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush at Joint Base Andrews. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Member of the military salute as George H.W. Bush's casket arrives on Capitol Hill. Photo: Alex Brandon/Getty Images
George H.W. Bush's casket is carried up the steps of the Capitol. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
George H. W. Bush's casket in the rotunda. Photo: Morry Gash - Pool/Getty Images
Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch at the Capitol. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
George W. Bush and Laura Bush look on at George H. W. Bush's casket in rotunda. Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay their respects Monday evening. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

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"Atmospheric river" to whiplash Northern California from drought to flood

A map depicting 24-hour preciptation forecast (inches) ending Monday at 5a.m. local time. Photo: NOAA

A series of powerful "atmospheric river" storms are set dump historic amounts of rainfall across parts of drought-stricken California and the Pacific Northwest from this weekend, forecasters warn.

Why it matters: A strong atmospheric river, packing large amounts of moisture, is predicted to whiplash Northern California from drought to flood.

10,000 trees near giant sequoia groves to be removed after fires

A firefighter looks up at a giant sequoia tree after fire burned through the Sequoia National Forest near California Hot Springs, California, on Sept. 23. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

"Upwards of" 10,000 trees near giant sequoia groves have been "weakened by drought, disease, age, and/or fire" and must be removed in the wake of California's wildfires, the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks announced.

Why it matters: The damage to these trees, considered "national treasures," and work to remove them means a nearby key highway must remain closed to visitors as they have "the potential to strike people, cars, other structures, or create barriers to emergency response services," per a statement from the national parks.

Obama stumps for McAuliffe, urges Virginians not "to go back to the chaos"

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Former President Barack Obama framed a Nov. 2 gubernatorial race as a bellwether for the Democratic Party and the country, telling a crowd at a campaign event for Terry McAuliffe on Saturday that "I believe you, right here in Virginia, are going to show the rest of the country and the world that we're not going to indulge in our worst instincts."

Why it matters: With just over a week to go before Election Day in the Commonwealth, McAuliffe is bringing out the big guns. The 44th president appeared on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University to urge supporters to get to the polls.