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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, April 5, 2022:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Highs are forecast to see a sharp rise, spiking into the 90s midweek and peaking in the upper 90s on Thursday before dropping very sharply Saturday and again on Sunday.

Heat Advisory in effect from April 6, 11:00 AM PDT until April 8, 06:00 PM PDT

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1614 Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe.
  • 1792 George Washington casts the first presidential veto.
  • 1839 Birth of Robert Smalls, black congressman from South Carolina, 1875-87.
  • 1856 Birth of Booker T. Washington, former slave, educator, founded the Tuskegee Institute.
  • 1861 Gideon Welles, the Secretary of the Navy issues official orders for the USS Powhatan to sail to Fort Sumter.
  • 1865 As the Confederate army approaches Appomattox, it skirmishes with Union forces at Amelia Springs and Paine’s Cross Road.
  • 1900 Birth of Spencer Tracy, actor (Adam’s Rib, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner).
  • 1908 Birth of Bette Davis, film actress (Jezebel, All About Eve).
  • 1916 Birth of Gregory Peck, film actor (To Kill a Mockingbird).
  • 1951 Americans Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are sentenced to death for espionage.
  • 1986 A bomb explodes in a West Berlin disco packed with American soldiers.