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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, April 26, 2020:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Highs are forecast to linger in the 80s before slipping back into the upper 70s around midweek.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1607 The British establish a colony at Cape Henry, Virginia.
  • 1718 Birth of Esek Hopkins, first commodore of the United States Navy.
  • 1822 Birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect, designed New York’s Central Park.
  • 1865 Joseph E. Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee to General William T. Sherman.
  • 1931 New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits a home run but is called out for passing a runner, the mistake ultimately costs him the home run record.
  • 1941 The first organ is played at a baseball stadium in Chicago.
  • 1968 Students seize the administration building at Ohio State University.
  • 1983 The Dow Jones Industrial Average breaks 1,200 for first time.