Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, November 9, 2022:

Today:

A chance of rain before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Highs are expected to remain in the 60s to low 70s, with mostly sunny skies for the coming week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1848 The first U.S. Post Office in California opens in San Francisco at Clay and Pike streets. At the time there are only about 15,000 European settlers living in the state.
  • 1853 Birth of Stanford White, architect whose designs include Madison Square Garden and Washington Arch.
  • 1906 President Theodore Roosevelt leaves Washington, D.C., for a 17-day trip to Panama and Puerto Rico, becoming the first president to make an official visit outside of the United States.
  • 1918 Birth of Spiro Agnew, vice president to Richard Nixon.
  • 1934 Birth of Carl Sagan, American astronomer and writer.
  • 1965 Roger Allen LaPorte, a 22-year-old former seminarian and a member of the Catholic worker movement, immolates himself at the United Nations in New York City in protest of the Vietnam War.
  • 1967 NASA launches Apollo 4 into orbit with the first successful test of a Saturn V rocket.
  • 1998 Largest civil settlement in US history: 37 brokerage houses are ordered to pay $1.3 billion to NASDAQ investors to compensate for price fixing.