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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, January 17, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, January 17, 2022:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

A chance of showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Highs are expected to rise into the 70s again in the back half of the week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1706 Birth of Benjamin Franklin, statesman, diplomat, scientist and inventor who helped draft the Declaration of Independence and wrote Poor Richard’s Almanac.
  • 1893 Queen Liliuokalani, the Hawaiian monarch, is overthrown by a group of American sugar planters led by Sanford Ballard Dole.
  • 1899 Birth of Al Capone, U.S. mobster known as “Scarface Al” who ran most of Chicago and the surrounding area.
  • 1922 Birth of Betty White, actress
  • 1985 A jury in New Jersey rules that terminally ill patients have the right to starve themselves.