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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, September 28, 2020:


Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.


Clear, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are forecast to rise sharply, peaking in the upper 90s on Tuesday before gradually dropping.

Heat Advisory in effect from September 29, 10:00 AM PDT until October 1, 08:00 PM PDT

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1864 Union General William Rosecrans blames his defeat at Chickamauga on two of his subordinate generals. They are later exonerated by a court of inquiry.
  • 1874 Colonel Ronald Mackenzie raids a war camp of Comanche and Kiowa at the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, slaughtering 2,000 of their horses.
  • 1904 A woman is placed under arrest for smoking a cigarette on New York’s Fifth Avenue.
  • 1912 W.C. Handy’s “Memphis Blues” is published.
  • 1913 Race riots in Harriston, Mississippi, kill 10 people.
  • 1915 Birth of Ethel Rosenberg, who, with her husband Julius, became one of the first American civilians executed for espionage.
  • 1924 Three U.S. Army aircraft arrive in Seattle, Washington after completing a 22-day round-the-world flight.
  • 1959 Explorer VI, the U.S. satellite, takes the first video pictures of Earth.
  • 1963 Roy Lichtenstein’s pop art work Whaam!, depicting in comic-book style a US jet shooting down an enemy fighter, is exhibited for the first time; it will become one of the best known examples of pop art.
  • 2008 SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, Falcon 1.