Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, December 22, 2019

Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, May 9, 2019:

Today:

A slight chance of showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight:

A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

A slight chance of showers is possible through the weekend, with high temperatures in the low 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1754 The first newspaper cartoon in America appears.
  • 1800 Birth of John Brown, abolitionist.
  • 1813 U.S. troops under William Henry Harrison take Fort Meigs from British and Canadian troops.
  • 1844 Birth of Belle Boyd, Confederate spy.
  • 1864 Union General John Sedgwick is shot and killed by a Confederate sharpshooter during fighting at Spotsylvania. His last words are: “They couldn’t hit an elephant at this dist–“
  • 1921 Mona van Duyn, American poet laureate.
  • 1962 A laser beam is successfully bounced off the moon for the first time.
  • 1974 The House Judiciary Committee begins formal hearings on Nixon impeachment.