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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, February 28, 2023:


A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

The weather system is expected to bring more rain through Wednesday, followed by mostly sunny skies and highs in the 60s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1610 Thomas West is appointed governor of Virginia.
  • 1704 Indians attack Deerfield, Mass. killing 40 and kidnapping 100.
  • 1847 Colonel Alexander Doniphan and his ragtag Missouri Mounted Volunteers ride to victory at the Battle of Sacramento, during the Mexican War.
  • 1861 The territory of Colorado is established.
  • 1863 Four Union gunboats destroy the CSS Nashville near Fort McAllister, Georgia.
  • 1901 Birth of Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize-winning American chemist.
  • 1916 Haiti becomes the first U.S. protectorate.
  • 1924 U.S. troops are sent to Honduras to protect American interests during an election conflict.
  • 1945 U.S. tanks break the natural defense line west of the Rhine and cross the Erft River.
  • 1946 The U.S. Army declares that it will use V-2 rocket to test radar as an atomic rocket defense system.
  • 1967 In Mississippi, 19 are indicted in the slayings of three civil rights workers.
  • 1969 A Los Angeles court refuses Robert Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan’s request to be executed.
  • 1994 U.S. warplanes shoot down four Serb aircraft over Bosnia in the first NATO use of force in the troubled area.