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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, December 28, 2020:

Today:

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 59. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Mostly sunny skies and highs remaining in the 60s are forecast for the rest of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1846 Iowa is admitted as the 29th State of the Union.
  • 1856 Birth of Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States.
  • 1872 A U.S. Army force defeats a group of Apache warriors at Salt River Canyon, Arizona Territory, with 57 Indians killed but only one soldier.
  • 1902 Birth of Mortimer J. Adler, American philosopher, educator and writer.
  • 1904 Farmers in Georgia burn two million bales of cotton to prop up falling prices.
  • 1920 The United States resumes the deportation of communists and suspected communists.
  • 1927 U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg suggests a worldwide pact renouncing war.
  • 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt states, “The definite policy of the United States, from now on, is one opposed to armed intervention.”
  • 1951 The United States pays $120,000 to free four fliers convicted of espionage in Hungary.
  • 1965 The United States bars oil sales to Rhodesia.
  • 1971 The U.S. Justice Department sues Mississippi officials for ignoring the voting ballots of blacks in that state.