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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, January 28, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, January 28, 2022:

Today:

Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming east 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Tonight:

Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are expected to remain in the 70s until next week, with mostly sunny skies.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1912 Birth of Jackson Pollock, influential abstract expressionist painter.
  • 1915 The German navy attacks the U.S. freighter William P. Frye, loaded with wheat for Britain.
  • 1915 The U.S. Coast Guard is founded to fight contraband trade and aid distressed vessels at sea.
  • 1921 Albert Einstein startles Berlin by suggesting the possibility of measuring the universe.
  • 1936 A fellow prison inmate slashes infamous kidnapper, Richard Loeb, to death.
  • 1955 The U.S. Congress passes a bill allowing mobilization of troops if China should attack Taiwan.
  • 1964 The Soviets down a U.S. jet over East Germany, killing three.
  • 1986 The space shuttle Challenger explodes just after liftoff.