Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, July 9, 2021:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 85. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight.
Highs are expected to remain in low 80s for the rest of the week, with mostly sunny skies.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1850 U.S. President Zachary Taylor dies in office at the age of 65. He is succeeded by Millard Fillmore.
- 1861 Confederate cavalry led by John Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
- 1943 American and British forces make an amphibious landing on Sicily.
- 1971 The United States turns over complete responsibility of the Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnamese units.