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

Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, September 28, 2019:

Today:

A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight:

A chance of rain before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

High temperatures are expected to rise into the 80s around the middle of the next week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1864 Union General William Rosecrans blames his defeat at Chickamauga on two of his subordinate generals. They are later exonerated by a court of inquiry.
  • 1874 Colonel Ronald Mackenzie raids a war camp of Comanche and Kiowa at the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, slaughtering 2,000 of their horses.
  • 1904 A woman is placed under arrest for smoking a cigarette on New York’s Fifth Avenue.
  • 1912 W.C. Handy’s “Memphis Blues” is published.
  • 1913 Race riots in Harriston, Mississippi, kill 10 people.
  • 1915 Birth of Ethel Rosenberg, who, with her husband Julius, became one of the first American civilians executed for espionage.
  • 1924 Three U.S. Army aircraft arrive in Seattle, Washington after completing a 22-day round-the-world flight.
  • 1959 Explorer VI, the U.S. satellite, takes the first video pictures of earth.
  • 2008 SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, Falcon 1.