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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, March 30, 2021:

Today:

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Temperatures are expected to be warm to hot for the remainder of the week, peaking in the upper 80s on Wednesday to Thursday before gradually dropping back through the 70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1858 Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia patents the pencil with an eraser attached on one end.
  • 1867 Russian Baron Stoeckl and U.S. Secretary of State Seward complete the draft of a treaty ceding Alaska to the United States. The treaty is signed the following day.
  • 1870 The 15th amendment, guaranteeing the right to vote regardless of race, passes.
  • 1870 President U.S. Grant signs bill readmitting Texas to the Union, the last Confederate state readmitted.
  • 1883 Birth of Jo Davidson, American sculptor.
  • 1909 The Queensboro Bridge in New York opens. It is the first double-decker bridge and links Manhattan and Queens.
  • 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first collaboration, Oklahoma, opens on Broadway.
  • 1944 The U.S. fleet attacks Palau, near the Philippines.
  • 1950 President Harry S Truman denounces Senator Joe McCarthy as a saboteur of U.S. foreign policy.
  • 1981 President Ronald Reagan is shot and wounded in Washington, D.C. by John W. Hinckley Jr.