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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, July 31, 2020:


Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.


Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are expected to gradually return to the lower 80s.

Heat Advisory in effect from July 30, 11:00 AM PDT until August 1, 09:00 PM PDT

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1790 The U.S. Patent Office opens.
  • 1816 Birth of George Henry Thomas, Union general during the American Civil War.
  • 1837 Birth of William Clarke Quantrill, Confederate raider during the American Civil War.
  • 1867 Birth of S.S. Kresge, American businessman.
  • 1875 Former president Andrew Johnson dies at the age of 66.
  • 1882 Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
  • 1912 Birth of Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
  • 1971 Apollo 15 astronauts take a drive on the moon in their land rover.
  • 1991 The US and the USSR sign a long-range nuclear weapons reduction pact.
  • 1999 NASA purposely crashes its Discovery Program’s Lunar Prospector into the moon, ending the agency’s mission to detect frozen water on Earth’s moon.