Simon’s Weekly Weather
Issued Sunday January 15, 2023 – 7:50 P.M. MST
Wednesday, January 18
A slight chance of snow showers. Lows in the 20s with mid 20s around 5000 feet. Highs in the 30s with mid 20s around 5000 feet.
Thursday & Friday January 19 & 20
Dry with seasonal temperatures and areas of valley fog and low clouds. Lows in the 20s except locally upper teens colder valleys with lower 20s around 5000 feet. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s with mid 20s around 5000 feet
Saturday & Sunday, January 21 & 22
A slight chance of snow showers. Lows in the upper teens to mid 20s with near 20 around 5000 feet. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s with mid 20s around 5000 feet.
For the most up to date information visit www.simonsweather.org or
find Simon on Facebook.
ON THIS DAY…
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24
Winnie the Pooh Day
National Penguin Day
National Squirrel Appreciation Day
National Hot Sauce Day
Business Communication Day –
Peanut Butter Day
Movie of the Week
Avatar: The Way
Critics consensus: Narratively, it might be fairly standard stuff — but visually speaking, Avatar: The Way of Water is a stunningly immersive experience. .
Word of the Week
Part of Speech:
Condition, Health, Tune or Spirits
Book of the Week
by Jeanine Cummins
#1 New York Times bestseller and Oprah Book Club pick that has sold over three million copies, is finally available in paperback.
This Week In History – Jan. 17 – Jan. 24
1903: President Theodore Roosevelt sent a radio message to King Edward VII via the first transatlantic radio transmission originating in the United States.
1911: Eugene B. Ely landed on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania stationed in San Francisco Bay, the first time an aircraft landed on a ship.
1807: Confederate general and U.S. traitor Robert E. Lee was born in Virginia.
1809: U.S. literary giant Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Mass.
1829: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust Part 1 received its premiere performance.
1853: Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Il Trovatore, which includes the iconic Anvil Chorus, had its premiere performance in Rome.
1929: In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, was released.
1936: Edward VIII became King of the United Kingdom. (He abdicated on Dec. 11 of the same year.)
1899: Opel manufactured its first automobile, in Rüsselsheim, Germany.
1911: The first Monte Carlo Rally took place.
1915: Kiwanis International was founded in Detroit, Michigan.
1977: President Jimmy Carter pardoned nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada.
1506: The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrived at the Vatican.
1889: Columbia Phonograph (later Columbia Records) was formed in Washington, D.C.
1897: Born this day: Leslie Sarony, English entertainer, singer and songwriter (“Jollity Farm,” The Crimson Permanent Assurance, died 1990: Robert Tappan Morris Jr. was convicted of releasing the 1988 internet computer worm.
1570: James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, regent for the infant King James VI of Scotland, was assassinated by a firearm, in the first such recorded instance.
1719: The Principality of Liechtenstein was created within the Holy Roman Empire.
1848: The California Gold Rush began when James W. Marshall found gold at Sutter’s Mill near Sacramento.
1860: French inventor Etienne Lenoir was issued a patent for the first successful internal-combustion engine.
(The uranium core of one bomb was never found.)