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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, June 13, 2020:

Today:

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Highs are forecast to drop gradually as the week progresses.

Heat Advisory in effect from June 9, 11:00 AM PDT until June 9, 07:00 PM PDT

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1777 The Marquis de Lafayette arrives in the American colonies to help in their rebellion against Britain.
  • 1786 Birth of Winfield Scott, U.S. Army general.
  • 1863 Confederate forces on their way to Gettysburg clash with Union troops at the Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia.
  • 1894 Birth of Mark Van Doren, American poet, writer and educator.
  • 1903 Birth of Harold “Red” Grange, American football player.
  • 1920 The U.S. Post Office Department rules that children may not be sent by parcel post.
  • 1943 German spies land on Long Island, New York, and are soon captured.
  • 1971 The New York Times begins publishing the Pentagon Papers.
  • 1979 Sioux Indians are awarded $105 million in compensation for the 1877 U.S. seizure of the Black Hills in South Dakota.
  • 1983 Pioneer 10, already in space for 11 years, leaves the solar system.