Weather in northwest Orange County for Thursday, August 25, 2022:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Highs are forecast to rise back into the mid-upper 80s for the rest of the week.
Courtesy of HistoryNet:
- 1949: Birth of Gene Simmons, singer, songwriter; member of the band Kiss, one of the top-selling bands of all time.
- 1950: President Harry Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize control of the nation’s railroads to avert a strike.
- 1958: Birth of Tim Burton, director, producer, screenwriter (Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas).
- 1964: Birth of Blair Underwood, actor, director (L.A. Law TV series, The Second Coming); won Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album, An Inconvenient Truth.
- 1968: Birth of Rachael Ray, chef, author, TV host.
- 1981: Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn.
- 1987: Birth of Blake Lively, actress, model (Gossip Girl TV series, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants).
- 1989: NASA scientists receive stunning photographs of Neptune and its moons from Voyager 2.