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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, February 26, 2020:


Sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.


Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

High temperatures are expected to rise to well above normal, peaking in the mid-80s on Thursday before returning to more seasonable levels by Sunday.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1829 Birth of Levi Strauss, creator of blue jeans.
  • 1832 Birth of John George Nicolay, private secretary to Abraham Lincoln
  • 1846 Birth of William Frederick Cody, aka “Buffalo Bill”.
  • 1914 Russian aviator Igor Sikorsky carries 17 passengers in a twin engine plane in St. Petersburg.
  • 1917 President Wilson publicly asks Congress for the power to arm merchant ships.
  • 1924 U.S. steel industry finds claims an eight-hour day increases efficiency and employee relations.
  • 1933 Ground is broken for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
  • 1943 U.S. Flying Fortresses and Liberators pound German docks and U-boat lairs at Wilhelmshaven.
  • 1951 The 22nd Amendment is added to the Constitution limiting the Presidency to two terms.
  • 1964 Lyndon B. Johnson signs a tax bill with $11.5 billion in cuts.
  • 1965 Norman Butler is arrested for the murder of Malcom X.
  • 1970 Five Marines are arrested on charges of murdering 11 South Vietnamese women and children.
  • 1973 A publisher and 10 reporters are subpoenaed to testify on Watergate.
  • 1993 A bomb rocks the World Trade Center in New York City. Five people are killed and hundreds suffer from smoke inhalation.