Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, December 14, 2021:
Showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 59. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Highs temperatures are forecast to remain in the lower 60s to upper 50s.
Flood Watch in effect from December 14, 06:00 AM PST until December 14, 09:00 PM PST
Wind Advisory in effect from December 14, 04:00 AM PST until December 15, 12:00 AM PST
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1799 George Washington dies on his Mount Vernon estate.
- 1819 Alabama is admitted as the 22nd state, making 11 slave states and 11 free states.
- 1896 Birth of James H. Doolittle, American Air Force general who commanded the first bombing mission over Japan.
- 1909 The Labor Conference in Pittsburgh ends with a “declaration of war” on U.S. Steel.
- 1917 Birth of June Taylor, choreographer, founder of the June Taylor Dancers featured on Jackie Gleason’s TV programs.
- 1918 Birth of James Thomas Aubrey Jr., TV and film executive; president of CBS television (1959–1965).
- 1922 Birth of Don Hewitt, TV producer; creator of 60 Minutes.
- 1922 Birth of Junior J. Spurrier, received Medal of Honor for his actions in capturing Achain, France.
- 1925 Birth of Sam Jones (“Sad Sam” “Toothpick” Jones), pro baseball player; first African-American pitcher to throw a no-hitter in integrated baseball game.
- 1960 A U.S. Boeing B-52 bomber sets a 10,000-mile non-stop record without refueling.
- 1980 NATO warns the Soviets to stay out of the internal affairs of Poland, saying that intervention would effectively destroy the détente between the East and West.
- 2012 At Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Conn., 20 children and six adults are shot to death by a 20-year-old gunman who then commits suicide.