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Woodbury-Middlebury Briefing: Tuesday, May 22

Interested in how to attract birds, butterflies and bees to your garden? Check out tonight's event at Flanders Nature Center.

Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 143rd day of the year and National Maritime Day.

Today's Headlines

Events & Reminders

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Today's Weather 

Tuesday in Middlebury: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tuesday Night in Middlebury: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. then a slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tuesday in Woodbury: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind between 3 and 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night in Woodbury: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Today in History

334 BC: The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus.

1856: Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina beats Senator Charles Sumner with a cane in the hall of the U.S. Senate for a speech Sumner had made attacking Southerners who sympathized with pro-slavery violence in Kansas.

1906: The Wright brothers are granted U.S.  patent number 821,393 for their "Flying-Machine."

1980: Namco releases the highly influential arcade game Pac-Man.

1990: Microsoft releases the Windows 3.0 operating system.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

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