Simon’s Weekly Weather
Issued Sunday March 12, 2023 – 7:30 P.M. MST
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.
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.
For the most up to date information visit www.simonsweather.org or
find Simon on Facebook.
ON THIS DAY…
Mar. 15 – Mar. 21
March 15- True Confessions Day
March 16-National Artichoke Day
St. Patrick’s Day
March 18– National Corn Dog Day
March 19– National Lets Laugh Day
National Proposal Day
National Single Parents Day
Movie of the Week
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.
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
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.
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.”
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
sion 1.0.0, was released.