Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, April 28, 2019:

Today:

Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Highs are expected remain in the 70s across the course of the week, with morning clouds followed by mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1635 Virginia Governor John Harvey is accused of treason and removed from office.
  • 1758 Birth of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States (1817-1825).
  • 1878 Birth of Lionel Barrymore, American stage, screen and radio actor.
  • 1788 Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the Constitution.
  • 1818 President James Monroe proclaims naval disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
  • 1856 Yokut Indians repel an attack on their land by 100 would-be Indian fighters in California.
  • 1892 Birth of John Jacob Niles, American folk singer and folklorist.
  • 1919 Les Irvin makes the first jump with an Army Air Corps parachute.
  • 1926 Birth of Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (To Kill a Mockingbird).
  • 1930 Birth of James Baker III, Cabinet secretary for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
  • 1930 The first organized night baseball game is played in Independence, Kansas.
  • 1932 A yellow fever vaccine for humans is announced.
  • 1965 The U.S. Army and Marines invade the Dominican Republic.
  • 1967 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army and is stripped of his boxing title.