Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, May 13, 2019:


Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.


Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight.

Mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the low to mid 70s are expected; a chain of rain will be possible Thursday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1607 English colonists land near the James River in Virginia.
  • 1648 Margaret Jones of Plymouth is found guilty of witchcraft and is sentenced to be hanged.
  • 1729 Birth of Henry William Stiegel, early American glassmaker.
  • 1846 The United States declares war on Mexico after fighting has already begun.
  • 1861 Britain declares its neutrality in the American Civil War.
  • 1864 The Battle of Resaca commences as Union General William T. Sherman fights towards Atlanta.
  • 1913 Igor Sikorsky flies the first four-engine aircraft.
  • 1968 Peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam begin in Paris.