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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, May 23, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, May 23, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are forecast to remain in the low 70s until the middle of the week, which will see a rise into the upper 70s, where it will remain fairly steady.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1785 Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals.
  • 1788 South Carolina becomes the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  • 1820 Birth of James Buchanan Eads, engineer of the Eads Bridge in St. Louis
  • 1861 Pro-Union and pro-Confederate forces clash in western Virginia.
  • 1862 Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson takes Front Royal, Virginia.
  • 1864 Union General Ulysses Grant attempts to outflank Confederate Robert E. Lee in the Battle of North Anna, Virginia.
  • 1900 Civil War hero Sgt. William H. Carney becomes the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, thirty-seven years after the Battle of Fort Wagner.
  • 1934 Gangsters Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are killed by Texas Rangers.