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Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, October 9, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Sunday, October 9, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west in the evening.

Highs are expected to rise into the mid-80s after midweek.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1781 Americans begin shelling the British surrounded at Yorktown.
  • 1825 The first Norwegian immigrants to America arrive on the sloop Restaurationen.
  • 1863 Confederate cavalry raiders return to Chattanooga after attacking Union General William Rosecrans’ supply and communication lines all around east Tennessee.
  • 1873 Birth of Charles Rudolph Walgreen, “the father of the modern drugstore.”
  • 1888 The Washington Monument, designed by Robert Mills, opens to the public.
  • 1899 Birth of Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
  • 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships.
  • 1946 Eugene O’Neill’s play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.
  • 1949 Harvard Law School begins admitting women.
  • 1999 Last flight of the Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird” stealth reconnaissance aircraft.