Tomorrow is the day.
The NSA intercepts at least two disturbing Arabic transmissions:
At least two messages in Arabic are intercepted by the NSA. One states, “The match is about to begin” and the other states, “Tomorrow is zero hour.” Later reports translate the first message as, “The match begins tomorrow.”
Further intercepts from other agencies include:
On this day, electronic intercepts connected to these undercover agents hear messages such as, “Watch the news” and “Tomorrow will be a great day for us.”
A fifth grader in Dallas, TX tells his teacher:
“Tomorrow, World War III will begin. It will begin in the United States, and the United States will lose.”
A sixth grader in Jersey City, NJ tell his teacher something similar:
A sixth-grade student of Middle Eastern descent in Jersey City, New Jersey, says something that alarms his teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School. “Essentially, he [warns] her to stay away from lower Manhattan because something bad [is] going to happen,” says Sgt. Edgar Martinez, deputy director of police services for the Jersey City Police Department
Finally, Mohamed Atta and Abdulaziz make a mysterious trip to Portland, ME.
According to the FBI, the pair leave Boston in the afternoon in a blue Nissan Altima and drive to South Portland, where they check into a Comfort Inn around 5:45 p.m. They are caught on security cameras visiting a gas station, two ATMs, and shopping at a Wal-Mart. The next morning they fly back to Boston, where they board the airplane they will hijack.