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Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, August 26, 2021

Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, August 26, 2021:

Today:

Widespread haze after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are forecast to gradually drop over the course of the week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1862 Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson seizes Manassas Junction, Virginia, and moves to encircle Union forces under General John Pope.
  • 1874 Birth of Lee de Forest, physicist, inventor, considered the father of radio.
  • 1920 The 19th Amendment to the Constitution is officially ratified, giving women the right to vote.
  • 1943 The United States recognizes the French Committee of National Liberation.
  • 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.