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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, January 24, 2021:

Today:

Showers likely after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight:

Showers, mainly before 4am. Low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

A chance of showers will be possible through week as weather systems moves through the region.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1639 Representatives from three Connecticut towns band together to write the Fundamental Orders, the first constitution in the New World.
  • 1848 Gold is discovered by James Wilson Marshall at his partner Johann August Sutter’s sawmill on the South Fork of the American River, near Coloma, California.
  • 1862 Birth of Edith Wharton, U.S. novelist who wrote Ethan Frome and The Age of Innocence.
  • 1903 U.S. Secretary of State John Hay and British Ambassador Herbert create a joint commission to establish the Alaskan border.
  • 1911 U.S. Cavalry is sent to preserve the neutrality of the Rio Grande during the Mexican Civil War.
  • 1980 In a rebuff to the Soviets, the U.S. announces intentions to sell arms to China.
  • 1982 A draft of Air Force history reports that the U.S. secretly sprayed herbicides on Laos during the Vietnam War.