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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, May 21, 2020:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Highs are forecast to rise into the low 80s for the Memorial Day weekend.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1620 Present-day Martha’s Vineyard is first sighted by Captain Bartholomew Gosnold.
  • 1832 The Democratic party holds its first national convention.
  • 1856 Lawrence, Kansas is captured and sacked by pro-slavery forces.
  • 1856 Birth of Grace Hoadley Dodge, philanthropist, helped organize the YWCA.
  • 1863 The siege of the Confederate Port Hudson, Louisiana, begins.
  • 1881 The American Red Cross is founded by Clara Barton.
  • 1927 Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris completing the first solo air crossing of the Atlantic.
  • 1941 The first U.S. ship, the S.S. Robin Moor, is sunk by a U-boat.
  • 1951 The U.S. Eighth Army counterattacks to drive the Communist Chinese and North Koreans out of South Korea.
  • 1961 Governor John Patterson declares martial law in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 1970 The U.S. National Guard mobilizes to quell disturbances at Ohio State University.