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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, July 24, 2020:

Today:

Cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 77. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Highs are expected to remain in upper 70s to lower 80s for the rest of the week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1701 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac establishes Fort Pontchartrain for France at present-day Detroit, Michigan.
  • 1847 The first members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) arrive in Utah, settling in present-day Salt Lake City.
  • 1862 The eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren, dies at the age of 79.
  • 1897 African-American soldiers of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps arrive in St. Louis, Mo., after completing a 40-day bike ride from Missoula, Montana.
  • 1897 Birth of Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer.
  • 1941 The U.S. government denounces Japanese actions in Indochina.
  • 1950 The U.S. Fifth Air Force relocates from Japan to Korea.
  • 1974 The Supreme Court rules that President Richard Nixon must surrender the Watergate tapes.