Simon’s Weekly Weather
Issued Sunday May 21, 2023 – 8:05 P.M.
Wednesday and Thursday,
May. 24 – 25th
Dry. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s except near 50 in thermal belts on slopes and hillsides with mid 40s around 5000 feet. Thursday highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s with mid 50s around 5000 feet. West to southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Highs in the lower 70s to lower 80s with lower to mid 60s around 5000 feet.
Saturday and Sunday,
May. 27th – 28th
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s Saturday cooling to the 40s Sunday. Highs in the 70s to near 80 Saturday cooling to the mid 60s to lower 70s Sunday. Around 5000 feet lows in the upper 40s Saturday cooling to the mid 40s Sunday. Highs near 60 Saturday cooling to near 50 Sunday.
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Recipe of the Week
▢ 1 ¾ cups white sugar
▢ 1 cup water
▢ 9 medium lemons
▢ 7 cups ice-cold water
▢ ice as needed
▢ Combine sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Stir to dissolve sugar while mixture comes to a boil. Set aside to cool slightly.
▢ Roll lemons around on your counter to soften. Cut in half lengthwise, and squeeze into a liquid measuring cup. Add pulp to the juice, but discard any seeds. Continue juicing until you have 1 1/2 cups fresh juice and pulp.
▢Pour 7 cups ice-cold water into a pitcher. Stir in lemon juice and pulp, then add simple syrup to taste. Add ice and serve.
▢ Add fresh lemon slices and mint sprigs for added
ON THIS DAY…
May. 24—May. 30
May 24 –
May 25 –National Brown Bag it Day
May 26–National Paper
May 27 –
May 28– National World Hunger Day
May 29– National Memorial Day
Montana Weekly Gas Prices
Average gasoline prices in Montana have risen 6.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.54/g today, prices in Montana are 6.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 82.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 3.2 cents in the last week and stands at $3.94 per gallon. The national average price of gasoline is unchanged
Courtesy of GasBuddy.com
Movie of the Week
The Super Mario Bros. Movie
While it’s nowhere near as thrilling as turtle tipping your way to 128 lives, The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a colorful — albeit thinly plotted — animated adventure that has about as many Nintendos as Nintendon’ts.
Word of the Week
Part of Speech:
Uproar, chaos, mayhem, pandemonium. 2. An insane asylum, madhouse. 3. (Capitalized, colloquial) The hospital for the treatment of the mentally ill of St. Mary of Bethlehem, now located in the London borough of Lambeth.
Book of the Week
“Someone Else’s Shoes”
By JoJo Moyes
A story of mix-ups, mess-ups and making the most of second chances, this is the new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You and The Giver of Stars
This Week In History – May. 24–May. 30
1883: The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City was opened to traffic after 14 years of construction.
1940: Igor Sikorsky performed the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight.
240 B.C.: The passage of Halley’s Comet was first recorded.
1977: The movie Star Wars was released.
1864: Montana was organized as a U.S. territory.
1907: Iconic U.S. actor John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Winterset, Iowa. (Died 1979.)
1927: The Ford Motor Company ceased manufacture of the Ford Model T and began to retool plants to make the Ford Model A.
2019: World’s rivers widely contaminated with antibiotics according to new global study of 711 sites.
1503: England and Scotland signed ‘A Treaty of Everlasting Peace,’ resulting in a peace that lasted 10 years.
1892: John Muir organized the Sierra Club in San Francisco, Calif.
1886: Pharmacist John Pemberton placed his first advertisement for Coca-Cola, in The Atlanta Journal.
1973: Tom Bradley was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles, Calif.
1868: Decoration Day (the predecessor of Memorial Day) was observed in the United States for the first time.
1922: The Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C.