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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, October 31, 2019:


Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.


Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

High Wind Watch in effect from October 29, 11:00 PM PDT until October 31, 06:00 PM PDT
Red Flag Warning in effect from October 29, 11:00 PM PDT until October 31, 06:00 PM PDT

Highs are expected to remain in the mid to upper 70s, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1803 Congress ratifies the purchase of the entire Louisiana area in North America, adding territory to the U.S. which will eventually become 13 more states.
  • 1838 A mob of about 200 attacks a Mormon camp in Missouri, killing 20 men, women and children.
  • 1860 Birth of Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts.
  • 1864 Nevada becomes the 36th state.
  • 1930 Birth of Michael Collins, U.S. astronaut.
  • 1941 After 14 years of work, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial is completed.
  • 1952 The United States explodes the first hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific.
  • 1968 The bombing of North Vietnam is halted by the United States.
  • 1971 Saigon begins the release of 1,938 Hanoi POWs.
  • 2002 Former Enron Corp. CEO Andrew Fastow convicted on 78 counts of conspiracy, money laundering, obstruction of justice and wire fraud; the Enron collapse cost investors millions and led to new oversight legislation.