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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, July 15, 2020:

Today:

Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight.

Highs are expected to remain in the lower 80s for the rest of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1779 Birth of Clement Moore, American scholar and educator.
  • 1806 Lieutenant Zebulon Pike begins his western expedition from Fort Belle Fontaine.
  • 1850 Birth of Francis Xavier Cabrini, the first American canonized saint.
  • 1863 Confederate raider Bill Anderson and his Bushwhackers attack Huntsville, Missouri, stealing $45,000 from the local bank.
  • 1901 Over 74,000 Pittsburgh steel workers go on strike.
  • 1958 President Dwight Eisenhower sends 5,000 Marines to Lebanon to keep the peace.
  • 1960 John F. Kennedy accepts the Democratic nomination for president.