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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, April 25, 2022:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

Highs are expected to drop sharply and return to the 70s for the rest of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1862 Admiral David Farragut occupies New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • 1864 After facing defeat in the Red River Campaign, Union General Nathaniel Bank returns to Alexandria, Louisiana.
  • 1898 The United States declares war on Spain.
  • 1908 Birth of Edward R. Murrow, war correspondent and newscaster.
  • 1938 A seeing eye dog is used for the first time.
  • 1945 U.S. and Soviet forces meet at Torgau, Germany on Elbe Rive
  • 1956 Elvis Presley’s “Heartbreak Hotel” goes to number one on the charts.
  • 1959 The St. Lawrence Seaway–linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes–opens to shipping.
  • 1960 The first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth is completed by a Triton submarine.
  • 1962 A U.S. Ranger spacecraft crash lands on the Moon.
  • 1980 President Jimmy Carter tells the American people about the hostage rescue disaster in Iran.