Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, March 15, 2021:

Today:

Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Highs are forecast to remain in the 60s until the back half of the week, which will see temperatures in the low to mid 70s and mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1767 Birth of Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States (1829-1837).
  • 1820 Maine is admitted as the 23rd state.
  • 1862 General John Hunt Morgan begins four days of raids near the city of Gallatin, Tenn.
  • 1864 The Red River Campaign begins as the Union forces reach Alexandria, La.
  • 1892 New York State unveils the new automatic ballot voting machine.
  • 1895 Bone Mizell, the famed cowboy of Florida, appears before a judge for altering cattle brands.
  • 1916 Birth of Harry James, American band leader and trumpet player.
  • 1916 General John Pershing and his 15,000 troops chase Pancho Villa into Mexico.
  • 1933 Birth of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
  • 1934 Henry Ford restores the $5-a-day wage.
  • 1955 The U.S. Air Force unveils the first self-guided missile.
  • 1956 The first performance of My Fair Lady, starring Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison, takes place on Broadway.
  • 1967 President Lyndon Johnson names Ellsworth Bunker as the new ambassador to Saigon. Bunker replaces Lodge.
  • 1968 The U.S. mint halts the practice of buying and selling gold.
  • 1991 Four Los Angeles police officers are charged in the beating of Rodney King.