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Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, September 2, 2020:

Today:

Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are forecast to remain in the lower 80s until the end of the week, when temperatures are expected to spike up into the triple digits over the weekend before dropping sharply.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1789 The Treasury Department, headed by Alexander Hamilton, is created in New York City.
  • 1838 Birth of Lydia Kamakaeha Liliuokalani, last sovereign before annexation of Hawaii by the United States.
  • 1885 In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
  • 1901 Birth of Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
  • 1910 Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
  • 1944 Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.
  • 1945 Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II
  • 1956 Tennessee National Guardsmen halt rioters protesting the admission of 12 African-Americans to schools in Clinton.
  • 1963 Alabama Governor George Wallace calls state troopers to Tuskegee High School to prevent integration.
  • 1963 The US gets its first half-hour TV weeknight national news broadcast when CBS Evening News expands from 15 to 30 minutes.
  • 1970 NASA cancels two planned missions to the moon.
  • 1975 Joseph W. Hatcher of Tallahassee, Florida, becomes the state’s first African-American supreme court justice since Reconstruction.
  • 1992 The US and Russia agree to a joint venture to build a space station.