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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, May 11, 2021:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.

Highs are expected to gradually remain in the 70s over the course of the week, with morning clouds giving way to afternoon sun.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1690 In the first major engagement of King William’s War, British troops from Massachusetts seize Port Royal in Acadia (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) from the French.
  • 1792 The Columbia River is discovered by Captain Robert Gray.
  • 1858 Minnesota is admitted as the 32nd U.S. state.
  • 1862 Confederates scuttle the CSS Virginia off Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 1864 Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart is mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern.
  • 1885 Birth of “King” Joseph Oliver, jazz cornetist and bandleader.
  • 1888 Birth of Irving Berlin, composer, writer of over 1,500 songs.
  • 1895 Birth of William Grant Still, American composer and conductor.
  • 1918 Birth of Richard Feynman, theoretical physicist.
  • 1933 Birth of Louis Farrakhan, American religious leader.
  • 1967 The Siege of Khe Sanh ends with the base is still in American hands.