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Weather in northwest Orange County for Tuesday, August 13, 2019:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

High temperatures are forecast to spike into the low 90s around midweek before dropping sharply.

Heat Advisory in effect from August 14, 11:00 AM PDT until August 15, 09:00 PM PDT

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1680 War starts when the Spanish are expelled from Santa Fe, New Mexico, by Indians under Chief Pope.
  • 1860 Birth of Phoebe Anne Moses, later known as Annie Oakley, a sharpshooter and entertainer.
  • 1862 Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest defeats a Union army under Thomas Crittenden at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
  • 1881 The first African-American nursing school opens at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 1889 The first coin-operated telephone is patented by William Gray.
  • 1892 The first issue of the Afro American newspaper is published in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1898 Manila, the capital of the Philippines, falls to the U.S. Army.
  • 1899 Birth of Alfred Hitchcock, director of over 50 films including Rebecca, Rear Window, Psycho and North by Northwest.
  • 1948 During the Berlin Airlift, the weather over Berlin becomes so stormy that American planes have their most difficult day landing supplies. They deem it ‘Black Friday.’
  • 1989 The wreckage of a plane that carried U.S. congressman Mickey Leland and others on a humanitarian mission is found on a mountain side in Ethiopia; there are no survivors.
  • 1993 US Court of Appeals rules Congress must save all emails.