Simon’s Weekly Weather


Issued Sunday March 12, 2023 – 7:30 P.M. MST



March 15

A chance of snow showers. Lows in the 20s with mid 20s around 5000 feet. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s with upper 20s around 5000 feet.


Thursday Thru Saturday,

March 16, 17 & 18

A chance of valley rain or snow and mountain snow. Lows in the mid teens to mid 20s with near 20 around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s with lower 30s around 5000 feet.



March 19

Increasing clouds with a chance of rain and snow in the valleys and a chance of mountain snow late in the day. Lows in the 20s with lower 20s around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s with mid 30s around 5000 feet.


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Mar. 15 – Mar. 21

March 15-  True Confessions Day



March 16-National Artichoke Day


March 17-

St. Patrick’s Day


March 18– National Corn Dog Day



March 19– National Lets Laugh Day




March 20-

National Proposal Day




March 21–

National Single Parents Day





Movie of the Week

Nightmare Alley


Critics Consensus:

While it may not hit quite as hard as the original, Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley is a modern noir thriller with a pleasantly pulpy spin.





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Word of the Week




Part of Speech:

Prominent, standing out above or beyond all others. Deeply respected and honored for some achievement.

Book of the Week


“The Power Of



by Chip Heath & Dan Heath


The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.

This Week In History – Mar. 15 – 21

March 15

1767: Andrew Jackson, seventh president, was born in the Waxhaw district on the border of North Carolina and South Carolina. (Died 1845.)
1778: Martha Washington wrote a letter to a friend describing the harsh winter conditions at Valley Forge, which she called “The Great Valley.

March 16

1621: Samoset, a Mohegan, became the first Native American to make contact with the settlers of Plymouth Colony when he strolled into the encampment and said, “Welcome, Englishmen! My name is Samoset.”
1751: James Madison, fourth president, was born in Port Conway, Va.
1912: Afflicted with gangrene and frostbite, Capt. Lawrence Oates, a member of Robert Falcon Scott’s doomed South Pole expedition, left his tent to die, saying, “I am just going outside and may be some time.”


March 17

493: St. Patrick died in County Down, Ireland.
1845: Rubber bands were patented by Stephen Perry.
1905: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (33rd president, 1933-1945) married Eleanor Roosevelt, his fifth cousin once removed and the niece of 26th President Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909).


March 18

1837: Stephen Grover Cleveland (22nd and 24th president 1885-1889 and 1893-1897) was born in Caldwell, N.J.

1850: American Express was founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo.


March 19

1831: In the first bank robbery in the U.S., $245,000 was stolen from City Bank in New York.

1931: Gambling was legalized in Nevada.

1962: Bob Dylan released his first album, Bob Dylan, on the Columbia Records label.

March 20

1852: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” was published in Boston. (It became the best selling novel of the 19th century.)

1854: The Republican Party of the United States was organized in Ripon, Wis.

1916: Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity in Germany.


March 21

1925: The Butler Act was signed to prohibit the teaching of human evolution in Tennessee.

1952: Ohio radio disc jockey Alan Freed organized and promoted the first rock and roll concert, a five-act show called “The Moondog Coronation Ball,” at the Cleveland Arena.

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