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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, April 26, 2021:

Today:

A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light southwest wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight:

A slight chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Highs are expected to rise sharply, peaking in the mid-80s Thursday to Friday before dropping again.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1607 The British establish a colony at Cape Henry, Virginia.
  • 1718 Birth of Esek Hopkins, first commodore of the United States Navy.
  • 1785 Birth of John James Audubon, artist and naturalist.
  • 1822 Birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect, designed New York’s central park.
  • 1865 Joseph E. Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee to General William T. Sherman.
  • 1931 New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits a home run but is called out for passing a runner; the mistake ultimately costs him the home run record.
  • 1941 The first organ is played at a baseball stadium in Chicago.
  • 1968 Students seize the administration building at Ohio State University.
  • 1983 The Dow Jones Industrial Average breaks 1,200 for first time.