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Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, July 12, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Monday, July 12, 2021:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight:

Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Highs are expected to remain in low 80s for the rest of the week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1817 Birth of Henry David Thoreau, essayist, naturalist and poet (Walden).
  • 1854 Birth of George Eastman, photography pioneer.
  • 1895 Birth of R. Buckminster Fuller, architect and engineer.
  • 1917 Birth of Andrew Wyeth, American painter.
  • 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposes a highway modernization program, with costs to be shared by federal and state governments.
  • 1957 The U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reports that there is a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
  • 1974 G. Gordon Liddy, John Ehrlichman and two others are convicted of conspiracy and perjury in connection with the Watergate scandal.
  • 1984 Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale chooses Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate.