Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, December 23, 2019

Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, May 16, 2019:

Today:

Rain before 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight:

A slight chance of showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

A chance of showers will be possible through next week, with below-average highs in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1801 Birth of William Henry Seward, U.S. Secretary of State (1861-1869).
  • 1804 Birth of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, founder of the first U.S. kindergarten.
  • 1824 Birth of Edmund Kirby-Smith, Confederate general during the American Civil War.
  • 1863 At the Battle of Champion’s Hill, Union General Ulysess S. Grant repulses the Confederates, driving them into Vicksburg.
  • 1868 President Andrew Johnson is acquitted during Senate impeachment, by one vote, cast by Edmund G. Ross.
  • 1905 Birth of Henry Fonda, American actor (Grapes of Wrath, On Golden Pond).
  • 1928 The first Academy Awards are held in Hollywood.
  • 1951 Chinese Communist Forces launch second phase of the Chinese Spring Offensive in the Korean War and gain up to 20 miles of territory.
  • 1960 A Big Four summit in Paris collapses because of the American U-2 spy plane affair.
  • 1963 After 22 Earth orbits, Gordon Cooper returns to Earth, ending the last mission of Project Mercury.