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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, May 13, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, May 13, 2022:

Today:

Sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Highs are forecast to peak in the upper 80s on Saturday before gradually dropping back into the mid-70s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1607 English colonists land near the James River in Virginia.
  • 1648 Margaret Jones of Plymouth is found guilty of witchcraft and is sentenced to be hanged.
  • 1729 Birth of Henry William Stiegel, early American glassmaker.
  • 1846 The United States declares war on Mexico after fighting has already begun.
  • 1861 Britain declares its neutrality in the American Civil War.
  • 1864 The Battle of Resaca commences as Union General William T. Sherman fights towards Atlanta.
  • 1913 Igor Sikorsky flies the first four-engine aircraft.
  • 1968 Peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam begin in Paris.