Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, December 26, 2019

Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, March 20, 2019:

Today:

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight:

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

High temperatures are forecast to remain the 60s as a weather system moves through the region.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1760 The Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings.
  • 1841 Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue, considered the first detective story, is published.
  • 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin is published.
  • 1918 The Bolsheviks of the Soviet Union ask for American aid to rebuild their army.
  • 1922 President Warren G. Harding orders U.S. troops back from the Rhineland.
  • 1925 Birth of John Ehrlichman, White House advisor to President Nixon.
  • 1928 Birth of Fred Rogers, television performer (Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood).
  • 1939 President Franklin D. Roosevelt names William O. Douglas to the Supreme Court.
  • 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson orders 4,000 troops to protect the Selma-Montgomery civil rights marchers.
  • 1969 Senator Edward Kennedy calls on the United States to close all bases in Taiwan.
  • 1976 Patty Hearst is convicted of armed robbery.
  • 1982 U.S. scientists return from Antarctica with the first land mammal fossils found there.
  • 1987 The United State approves AZT, a drug that is proven to slow the progress of AIDS.