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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, March 27, 2022:

Today:

Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

A chance of showers after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

High temperatures are forecast to drop into the upper 60s as a storm system moves into the region, bringing a chance of potentially heavy rain late Sunday through early Tuesday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1512 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sights Florida.
  • 1814 U.S. troops under Gen. Andrew Jackson inflict a crushing defeat on the Creek Indians at Horshoe Bend in Northern Alabama.
  • 1836 The Mexican army massacres Texan rebels at Goliad.
  • 1866 President Andrew Johnson vetoes the civil rights bill, which later becomes the 14th amendment.
  • 1879 Birth of Edward Steichen, pioneer of American photography.
  • 1884 The first long-distance telephone call is made from Boston to New York.
  • 1910 Birth of John Robinson Pierce, the father of communications satellites.
  • 1912 The first cherry blossom trees, a gift from Japan, are planted in Washington, D.C.
  • 1933 Some 55,000 people stage a protest against Hitler in New York.
  • 1941 Takeo Yoshikawa arrives in Oahu, Hawaii, to begin spying for Japan on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
  • 1945 General Dwight Eisenhower declares that the German defenses on the Western Front have been broken.
  • 1952 Elements of the U.S. Eighth Army reach the 38th parallel in Korea, the original dividing line between the two Koreas.
  • 1958 The United States announces a plan to explore space near the moon.
  • 1976 Washington, D.C. opens its subway system.