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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, May 11, 2020:

Today:

Patchy drizzle before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light southwest wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Highs are forecast to remain in the 70s with morning clouds for the coming week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1690 In the first major engagement of King William’s War, British troops from Massachusetts seize Port Royal in Acadia (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) from the French.
  • 1858 Minnesota is admitted as the 32nd U.S. state.
  • 1862 Confederates scuttle the CSS Virginia off Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 1864 Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart is mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern.
  • 1888 Birth of Irving Berlin, composer, writer of over 1,500 songs.
  • 1967 The Siege of Khe Sanh ends with the base is still in American hands.