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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, April 5, 2020:

Today:

A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight:

Rain, mainly after 11pm. Low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Temperatures are expected to remain in the 60s, with a chance of precipitation as a storm system moves through the region over the first half of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1614 Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe.
  • 1792 George Washington casts the first presidential veto.
  • 1856 Birth of Booker T. Washington, former slave, educator, founded the Tuskegee Institute.
  • 1861 Gideon Welles, the Secretary of the Navy, issues official orders for the USS Powhatan to sail to Fort Sumter.
  • 1865 As the Confederate army approaches Appomattox, it skirmishes with Union forces at Amelia Springs and Paine’s Cross Road.
  • 1900 Birth of Spencer Tracy, actor (Adam’s Rib, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner).
  • 1951 Americans Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are sentenced to death for espionage.
  • 1986 A bomb explodes in a West Berlin disco packed with American soldiers.