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Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, August 26, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Friday, August 26, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Highs are forecast to rise back into the upper 80s in the middle of next week.

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.