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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, July 18, 2020:

Today:

Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.

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

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1861 Union and Confederate troops skirmish at Blackburn’s Ford, Virginia, in a prelude to the Battle of Bull Run.
  • 1877 Inventor Thomas Edison records the human voice for the first time.
  • 1902 Birth of Jessamyn West, American author (The Friendly Persuasion).
  • 1913 Birth of “Red” Skelton, American comedian and actor.