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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, August 26, 2020:

Today:

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 94. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are expected to expected to dip to the mid-80s starting over the weekend, with lows dropping into the 60s.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1862 Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson seizes Manassas Junction, Virginia, and moves to encircle Union forces under General John Pope.
  • 1920 The 19th Amendment to the Constitution is officially ratified, giving women the right to vote.
  • 1957 Ford Motor Company reveals the Edsel, its latest luxury car.
  • 1970 A nationwide Women’s Strike for Equality, led by Betty Friedan on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment calls attention to unequal pay and other gender inequalities in America.