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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, March 5, 2022:

Today:

A slight chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight:

A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Highs are expected to remain in the 60s until the new week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1624 Class-based legislation is passed in the colony of Virginia, exempting the upper class from punishment by whipping.
  • 1766 Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
  • 1821 James Monroe becomes the first president to be inaugurated on March 5, only because the 4th was a Sunday.
  • 1824 Birth of Elisha Harris, U.S. physician and founder of the American Public Health Association.
  • 1908 Birth of Rex Harrison, actor.
  • 1933 Newly inaugurated President Franklin D. Roosevelt halts the trading of gold and declares a bank holiday.
  • 1946 In Fulton, Missouri, Winston Churchill tells a crowd that “an iron curtain has descended on the Continent [of Europe].”
  • 1956 The U.S. Supreme Court affirms the ban on segregation in public schools in Brown vs. Board of Education.
  • 1984 The U.S. Supreme Court rules that cities have the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.