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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, January 13, 2023

Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, January 13, 2023:


Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.


A slight chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

The weekend is expected to see rain through Monday night as storm fronts pass through the region.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1808 Birth of Salmon P. Chase, U.S. Treasury Secretary, sixth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • 1832 Birth of Horatio Alger, Jr., American children’s author (Ragged Dick, Tattered Tom).
  • 1846 President James Polk dispatches General Zachary Taylor and 4,000 troops to the Texas Border as war with Mexico looms.
  • 1862 President Lincoln names Edwin M. Stanton Secretary of War.
  • 1919 California votes to ratify the prohibition amendment.
  • 1927 A woman takes a seat on the NY Stock Exchange, breaking the all-male tradition.
  • 1929 Birth of Joe Pass, considered one of the greatest jazz guitarists of the 20th century.
  • 1931 The bridge connecting New York and New Jersey is named the George Washington Memorial Bridge.
  • 1937 The United States bars Americans from serving in the Civil War in Spain.
  • 1944 Plants are destroyed and 64 U.S. aircraft are lost in an air attack in Germany.
  • 1955 Chase National and the Bank of Manhattan agree to merge resulting in the second largest U.S. bank.
  • 1965 Two U.S. planes are shot down in Laos while on a combat mission.
  • 1968 U.S. reports shifting most air targets from North Vietnam to Laos.
  • 1980 The United States offers Pakistan a two-year aid plan to counter the Soviet threat in Afghanistan.
  • 1982 Air Florida Flight 90 Boeing 737 jet crashes into Washington, D.C.’s 14th Street Bridge shortly after takeoff, then plunges into the Potomac River; 78 people, including 4 motorists, are killed.
  • 1990 In Virginia, Douglas Wilder, the first African American elected governor of a US state, takes office.