Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, July 9, 2019:

Today:

Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

High temperatures are forecast to rise into the upper 80s by the weekend and into the new week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1850 U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies in office at the age of 65. He is succeeded by Millard Fillmore.
  • 1861 Confederate cavalry led by John Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
  • 1943 American and British forces make an amphibious landing on Sicily.
  • 1971 The United States turns over complete responsibility of the Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnamese units.