Simon’s Weekly Weather
Issued Sunday May 14, 2023 – 5:55 P.M.
Wednesday and Thursday,
May. 24 – 25th
Unsettled and warm with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s with lower 50s around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s with mid 60s around 5000.
Dry and hot with record to near record high temperatures. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s except lower to mid 60s in thermal belts on slopes and hill sides with mid 50s round 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 80s to mid 90s with lower 70s around 5000 feet.
Saturday and Sunday,
May. 27th – 28th
Continued unseasonably warm with a slight chance of afternoon and evening and evening showers and thunderstorms over the mountains. Lows in the upper 40s to upper 50s except locally mid 60s in thermal belts on slopes with mid 50s
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ON THIS DAY…
May. 17—May. 23
May 17 – National Bike to School Day
May 18 –National Museum Day
May 19–National Endangered Species Day
May 20 –
National Bee Day
May 21– National Waitstaff Day
May 22 – National Solitaire Day
May 23 – National Taffy Day
Movie of the Week
Guardians of the Galaxy
A galactic group hug that might squeeze a little too tight on the heartstrings, the final Guardians of the Galaxy is a loving last hurrah for the MCU’s most ragtag family.
Word of the Week
Part of Speech:
Aggravate, worsen, make more severe. a back-formation from Latin exacerbatio(n), the action noun of exacerbare “to exasperate, provoke”, comprising ex- “(away) from, out of” + acerbus “harsh, bitter”.
Book of the Week
“How High We Go in the Dark”
By William Morrow
This debut novel-in-stories follows a cast of linked characters over hundreds of years as humanity struggles to rebuild itself in the aftermath of a climate plague and mass extinction.
This Week In History – May. 17– May. 23
1792: The New York Stock Exchange was formed.
1875: Aristides won the first Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
1652: Rhode Island outlawed slavery.
1910: The Earth passed through the tail of Halley’s Comet.
1743: French physicist, mathematician and astronomer Jean-Pierre Christin developed the centigrade temperature scale.
1609: Shakespeare’s sonnets were first published in London by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
1873: Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received a U.S. patent for blue jeans with copper rivets.
1863: The Seventh-day Adventist Church was organized in Battle Creek, Mich.
1881: The American Red Cross was established in Washington, D.C., by Clara Barton.
1849: Abraham Lincoln was issued a patent for an invention to lift boats over obstacles in a river, the only patent ever issued to a U.S. president.
1869: Montana’s first recorded earthquake occurred in Helena.
1934: Bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow) were gunned down in an ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
Sunrise & Sunset Times
|May 17||6:00 a.m.||9:19 p.m.|
|May 18||5:59 a.m.||9:21 p.m.|
|May 19||5:58 a.m.||9:22 p.m.|
|May 20||5:57 a.m.||9:23 p.m.|
|May 21||5:56 a.m.||9:24 p.m.|
|May 22||5:55 a.m.||9:26 p.m.|
|May 23||5:53 a.m.||9:27 p.m.|