Friday, January 19, 2018

[Volcano_Vista_HS] VVHS...needs our help!



PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED


IN ORDER TO KEEP VOLCANO VISTA SAFE AND LOOKING GREAT, WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE PARENT VOLUNTEERS WALK THE HALLS BETWEEN 2:45 AND 6:00 PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAYS.   THE JOB WILL ONLY REQUIRE WALKING AND REPORTING ANY ACTIVITY TO THE ADMINISTRATION VIA RADIO OR TEXT AND NOT TO ENGAGE OR DEAL WITH SITUATIONS.  ONLY REPORTING.  A BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED BY APS.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT MANUEL ALZAGA AT 313.1313 OR AT manuel.alzaga@aps.edu


Thank you,




Manuel Hernandez Alzaga
Vice Principal, Volcano Vista HS
(US Army Veteran 1981 -1992)

"WHO - RAH HAWKS!!"




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Thursday, January 18, 2018

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (January 18)



2010: A Squall line thunderstorms moved across the San Francisco International Airport producing wind gusts to 59 mph.

2010:
A very wet and dynamic series of storms across Southern California started on this day and ended on 1/22/2010.
Rainfall ranged from 2"-4" in the deserts, to 4"-8" west of the mountains, to 6"-12" on the coastal slopes.
Widespread flooding resulted across the region.
Snowfall of 40"-60" was reported at the higher resorts, with up to 84" at the highest ski resorts.
Some of the worst flash flooding occurred in the high desert on the 1/21/2010 due to the prolonged heavy rainfall.
Scores of homes and several schools sustained damage, and many roads were washed out in Hesperia, Apple Valley, Victorville and Adelanto.
Numerous swift water rescues were needed, one of which likely saved four teens trapped in a storm water drain.
On 1/19/2010 a tornado went through Seal Beach and Huntington Beach causing local damage including boats in Huntington Harbor, and wind gusts reached 60 mph in San Clemente.
Several waterspouts and very strong winds of 93 mph were also reported in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach.
On 1/21/2010 the surface pressure fell to an all-time record low of 29.15" (987.1 mb) at San Diego Lindbergh Field, the lowest since reliable pressure records began in 1880.
Two deaths in Tijuana were attributed to the flooding.
A tree fell onto a mobile home in Lakeside, causing one fatality on 1/19/2010.

2010:
Brief 2-minute EF0 tornado touched down in Fresno (near intersection of SR 180 and Marks Ave.) just before 3:30 PM.
No damage was reported.

1996: Strong wind gusts blew across the Kern County deserts, knocking down trees, fences, and 30 power poles.
Gusts of 70 mph were clocked in Ridgecrest and 64 mph in California City.

1993: A very wet series of storms that began on 1..6 and ended on this day produced 20"-50" of precipitation in the mountains and up to 12" at lower elevations over a two week period.
It was one of the longest periods of consecutive days of rain on record (13) and measurable rain fell nearly every day from 1.2 to 1.19.
Flooding and flash flooding, mud slides, etc., resulted.
On this day a tornado touched down in Orange County causing property damage and a funnel cloud was observed in Hemet.

1990: Death Valley received 0.37" of rain, which ended a consecutive streak of 378 days with no precipitation.

1988: Tornadoes touched down in Mission Viejo and San Clemente causing property damage.
A baseball dugout was blown 150 yards into the middle of a city street.
Surf rose to 20 feet along the beaches, causing $50 million worth of damage.
Boulders protecting Mission Bay were washed away.
Asphalt and dunes were washed out in Coronado.
In Mission Beach, condos were flooded by ocean water and kelp; three feet of kelp landed in a front yard and more kelp went through a garage window!
A boat was capsized.

1987: A very cold air mass remained over the Southern California region from 1.16 to this day.
It was 10° F at Mt. Laguna, 17° F at Bonsall, 22° F at Valley Center, 24° F in Poway, 26° F in El Cajon, 31° F in Chula Vista and 36° F at San Diego.
Substantial avocado crop loss was estimated in the millions of dollars.
On 1.17 the temperature fell to 24° F in Fallbrook and 28° F in Del Mar.
Two homeless died of hypothermia.

1979: A tornado hit Midway, Mission Hills, Encanto and Tierrasanta in San Diego.
It is not known if this was one tornado or more. Extensive damage occurred in all these neighborhoods.

1973: Heavy rain that began on 1.16 ended on this day.
Local amounts up to 3" fell on 1.16 and an additional 3" fell on this day.
Local flooding, mud slides and power outages resulted.

1971: A warm Santa Ana condition brought a 95° F reading to LA, the highest January temperature on record.
It was 95° F also in Palm Springs, the highest temperature on record for January.

1969: Heavy rains of tropical origin began on this day and ended on 1.28.
As much as 50" of rain fell at 7,700 feet.
31" of rain fell on the south slopes of Mt. San Gorgonio, 15.5" at San Jacinto Peak, around 10" at Banning, less than 1" from Indio southeast.
87 were reported dead from flooding and mud slides all over California.
Scores died in traffic accidents.
Hundreds of homes and buildings were destroyed in slides, including 14 destroyed and 11 damaged homes in Mt. Baldy Village.
50 homes near Forest Home (Forest Falls) were damaged by flooding.
Highways and railroads washed out.
Power outages occurred. Cucamonga Creek itself caused $10 million in damage.
The Mojave River took out numerous bridges and flooded farmlands in the upper desert.

1954: Forty-four day dry spell of no measurable rain ends in Bakersfield, 0.11" of rain fell.

1954: Heavy rain "averaged" about three inches around Upland and Rancho Cucamonga and more than four inches in the mountains on this day and on 1.19.
Floods and debris flows struck these communities and blocked or damaged roads.
Debris flows at least ten feet deep in Arcadia nearly killed people and large boulders smashed into homes.
These debris flows followed wildfires in the San Gabriel Mountains.

1952:
A series of storms brought heavy rain and mountain snow to the Southern California region starting on 1.13 and ending on this day.
On this day 3.98" of rain fell in LA, 3.17" of it in 24 hours.
At least eight died in the flooding. 5.52" fell in San Bernardino over the six days.
Flooding was reported in Upland and Ontario..
Heavy snow hit the San Bernardino Mountains with 40" in Lake Arrowhead (with a snow depth of 46"), and 37" in Big Bear Lake..
All mountain roads were blocked and closed because of snow slides.

1917: The morning low temperature at Bridgeport (Mono Co.) was -33° F.

1916: Widespread heavy rains hit Southern California starting on 1.14 and ending on 1.21. 8.5" fell during this period in San Bernardino.
16.71" fell in 24 hours at Squirrel Inn (near Lake Arrowhead) on 1.16 and on 1.17, a record 24 hour rainfall for California until 1943.
More than 9" fell in two storms in the Coachella Valley.
Previous storms had deposited deep snow in the mountains, adding to the runoff.
Widespread flooding resulted and at least 22 died.
Roofs in Chula Vista, poultry farm in Vista, boats in Coronado and Newport were damaged.
Most cities were completely inundated.
Pine trees from Palomar Mountain floated down the San Luis Rey River through Oceanside.
The cities of Indio, Coachella and Mecca were underwater.
Ontario and Redlands were isolated and roads, railroads and bridges were washed out.

1914: 38" of snow fell at Tahoe City (west shore Lake Tahoe).

1914: A heavy rain storm gave almost 9" of rain to Lytle Creek, 0.64" in San Bernardino on this day.
Colton was flooded and isolated. Orchards, highways and railroads damaged all over the northern Inland Empire.
One was killed.
Flooding rains continued on and off through 2.21.

1890: 27" of snow fell at Virginia City, NV.

Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego

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[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (January 17)



2014: Strong high pressure brought offshore winds that allowed maximum temperatures to reach record highs across much of the San Joaquin Valley.

2010:
This was the first day of a 7-day period of Pacific storms that brought abundant rain and strong winds to interior central California.
The storms continued until Jan 23rd, and there were a total of six low pressure systems during the period.

2007: Ramona recorded its lowest temperature on record with a morning low of 16° F.
The three lowest temperatures on record for the station were all recorded between 14-18 January,
2007.

1993:
A very wet series of storms that began on 1.6 and ended on 1.18 produced 20"-50" of precipitation in the mountains and up to 12" at lower elevations over a two week period.
It was one of the longest periods of consecutive days of rain on record (13) and measurable rain fell nearly every day from 1.2 to 1.19.
Flooding and flash flooding, mud slides, etc., resulted.
On 1.16 and on this day, 11.62" of rain fell at De Luz within 48 hours.
From 1.15 through this day, heavy flooding occurred on the Santa Margarita and San Luis Rey Rivers.
Highway 76 was washed out near I-15.
The airports at Camp Pendleton and Oceanside sustained flood damage.
In Tijuana, homes and streets were flooded along the Tijuana River.
Five died and 139 people were caught in floodwaters, 600 were evacuated.

1990: A storm that started on 1.16 and ended on this day brought snow flurries within San Diego city limits, but none was officially recorded at Lindbergh Field in San Diego.
14" fell at Mt. Laguna and ten to 16" fell in the mountains.

1988: A major Pacific storm produced a wind gust to 64 mph from the west at San Diego - Lindbergh Field, the highest wind on record.
Trees were uprooted in San Diego.
Boats in San Diego harbor were damaged extensively.
Apartment windows were ripped out in Imperial Beach, where damage was estimated at $1 million.
Trees were knocked down and debris was strewn all around San Diego and the zoo.
The zoo was closed for the first time in 72 years to remove damage.
Kelp beds were damaged.
The lowest barometric pressure on record was measured on this day in Los Angeles: 29.25 inches.

1987: A very cold air mass remained over the Southern California region from 1.16 to 1.18.
It was 10° F at Mt. Laguna, 17° F at Bonsall, 22° F at Valley Center, 24° F in Poway, 26° F in El Cajon, 31° F in Chula Vista and 36° F at San Diego.
Substantial avocado crop loss was estimated in the millions of dollars.
On this day the temperature fell to 24° F in Fallbrook and 28° F in Del Mar.
Two homeless died of hypothermia.

1980: Highest minimum temperature records were set each day for six consecutive days starting on this day in San Diego.

1976: It was 88° F at San Luis Obispo which set a record high for the month.

1973: A total of 1.95" of rain fell in Baker, CA.
This was the greatest one day rainfall total recorded in Baker in January and second greatest ever.

1973: Heavy rain that began on 1..16 ended on 1.18 in parts of Southern California.
Local amounts up to three inches fell on 1.16 and an additional three inches fell on 1..18.
Local flooding, mud slides and power outages resulted.

1952: A series of storms brought heavy rain and mountain snow to the Southern California region starting on 1.13 and ending on 1.18.
5.52" fell in San Bernardino over the six days.
Flooding was reported in Upland and Ontario.
Heavy snow hit the San Bernardino Mountains with 40" in Lake Arrowhead (with a snow depth of 46"), and 37" in Big Bear Lake.
All mountain roads were blocked and closed because of snow slides.

1949: Carson City set its all-time record low with a temperature of -20° F.

1949:
It was -1° F in Victorville, the lowest temperature on record.
The second and third lowest temperatures on record occurred during the previous week: 0° F on 1.16 and 2° F on 1.12.

1928: Saint Helena had a low of 17
° F.

1917: The morning low at Truckee was -28° F.

1916: Widespread heavy rains hit Southern California starting on 1.14 and ending on 1.21.
8.5" fell during this period in San Bernardino.
16.71" fell in 24 hours at Squirrel Inn (near Lake Arrowhead) on 1.16 and on this day, a record 24 hour rainfall for California until 1943.
More than 9" fell in two storms in the Coachella Valley.
Previous storms had deposited deep snow in the mountains, adding to the runoff.
Widespread flooding resulted and at least 22 died.
Roofs in Chula Vista, poultry farm in Vista, boats in Coronado and Newport were damaged.
Most cities were completely inundated.
Pine trees from Palomar Mountain floated down the San Luis Rey River through Oceanside.
The cities of Indio, Coachella and Mecca were underwater.
Ontario and Redlands were isolated and roads, railroads and bridges were washed out.

1916: Reno, NV, received 22.5" of snow - its greatest 1-day snowfall total ever.

1914: 36" of snow fell at Truckee.

1907: Greatest snowpack ever measured at Yosemite Valley, 60" was on the ground.

Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego

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[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (January 16)



2009:  Salinas had a high of 84° F.

1998:
 Rainfall of up to 3" in the Sierra foothills lead to streams in Merced County reaching bankfull. 
Bear Creek overflowed into the city of Merced where it flooded 180 homes and up to 5,000 acres of farmland just to the southwest. 
First flood of this creek since 1955.

1993: A very wet series of storms that began on 1.6 and ended on 1.18 produced 20"-50" of precipitation in the mountains and up to 12" at lower elevations over a two week period across Southern California. 
It was one of the longest periods of consecutive days of rain on record (13) and measurable rain fell nearly every day from 1.2 to 1.19. 
Flooding and flash flooding, mud slides, etc., resulted. 
On this day and on 1.17, 11.62" of rain fell at De Luz within 48 hours. 
From 1..15 through 1.17, heavy flooding occurred on the Santa Margarita and San Luis Rey Rivers. 
Highway 76 was washed out near I-15. 
The airports at Camp Pendleton and Oceanside sustained flood damage. 
In Tijuana, homes and streets were flooded along the Tijuana River. 
Five died and 139 people were caught in floodwaters, 600 were evacuated.

1990: A storm that started on this day and ended on 1.17 brought snow flurries within the San Diego city limits, but none was officially recorded at Lindbergh Field in San Diego. 14" fell at Mt. Laguna and 10"-16"  fell in the mountains.

1987: A very cold air mass remained over the region from this day to 1.18. It was 10
° F at Mt. Laguna, 17° F at Bonsall, 22° F at Valley Center, 24° F in Poway, 26° F in El Cajon, 31° F in Chula Vista and 36° F at San Diego. 
Substantial avocado crop loss was estimated in the millions of dollars. 
On 1.17 the temperature fell to 24° F in Fallbrook and 28° in Del Mar. 
Two homeless died of hypothermia.

1978: A Pacific storm brought heavy rains to parts of Southern California. 
Flooding killed two people and damaged roads, car lots and hotels in Mission Valley (San Diego). 
De Luz became isolated. 
A mobile home park in Chula Vista was evacuated by motorboat.

1978:
Bishop recorded a record 1.15" of precipitation with the majority falling as a cold rain.
The high temperature for the day was 38° F and only a half an inch of snow was reported.

1976: It was 92
° F in Santa Ana and 86° F in Santa Maria, the highest temperatures on record for those locations for January.

1974: Strong winds damaged the Nevada Bell microwave tower on McClellan Peak south of Reno, NV, near Carson City, NV.

1973: Heavy rain that began in Southern California on this day ended on 1.18. 
Local amounts up to 3" fell on this day and an additional 3" fell on 1.18. 
Local flooding, mud slides, and power outages resulted.

1966: Strong Santa Ana winds surfaced over the coast and valleys of Southern California.
The winds destroyed several pleasure boats, damaged construction sites and the local avocado/citrus crop, and led to the closure of several highways.
One man waskilled when struck by a falling tree.

1961: High surf pounding the coast combined with very high tides to damage homes, roadways, and commercial property along the Southern California coast.
Damages were concentrated in the communities of Ventura and Surfside.

1952: A series of storms brought heavy rain and mountain snow to the region starting on 1.13 and ending on 1.18. 
5.52" fell in San Bernardino over the six days. 
Flooding was reported in Upland and Ontario. 
Heavy snow hit the San Bernardino Mountains with 40" in Lake Arrowhead (with a snow depth of 46"), and 37" in Big Bear Lake. 
All mountain roads were blocked and closed because of snow slides.

1949: It was 0
° F in Victorville, the second lowest temperature on record. 
The lowest temperature on record occurred the next day: -1
° F on 1.17. 
A few days earlier on 1.12, it was 2
° F, the third lowest temperature on record.

1943: It was 84
° F in Victorville, the highest temperature on record for January.

1932: Bakersfield recorded a high of 82
° F, warmest on record in January (also reached on January 31, 1984).

1916: Widespread heavy rains hit Southern California starting on 1.14 and ending on 1.21. 
8.5" fell during this period in San Bernardino. 
16.71" fell in 24 hours at Squirrel Inn (near Lake Arrowhead) on this day and on 1.17, a record 24 hour rainfall for California until 1943. 
More than 9" fell in two storms in the Coachella Valley.
 Previous storms had deposited deep snow in the mountains, adding to the runoff. 
Widespread flooding resulted and at least 22 died. 
Roofs in Chula Vista, poultry farm in Vista, boats in Coronado and Newport were damaged. 
Most cities were completely inundated. 
Pine trees from Palomar Mountain floated down the San Luis Rey River through Oceanside. 
The cities of Indio, Coachella and Mecca were underwater. 
Ontario and Redlands were isolated and roads, railroads and bridges were washed out.

1913: 10" of snow fell at Reno, NV.
 
1913: Roy Hill, a young employee of Northern California Power Company, was badly injured from a flash of electricity at the switch board in the Winthrop power house.
The flash was due to unsettled weather conditions and came when the power was temporarily broken.

1910: 30" of snow fell at Glenbrook (east shore Lake Tahoe).

1888: The morning low at Reno, NV, was -11
° F.

Source: NWS
San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego and the Redding Record-Searchlight

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

[Geology2] M4.1 - Northern California - Geysers Geothermal Area



M4.1 - Northern California

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 4.1
Date-Time
  • 18 Jan 2018 05:55:12 UTC
  • 17 Jan 2018 21:55:12 near epicenter
  • 17 Jan 2018 21:55:12 standard time in your timezone
Location 38.789N 122.746W
Depth 0 km
Distances
  • 3.3 km (2.0 mi) NW of Castle Rock Springs, California
  • 21.5 km (13.3 mi) SSW of Clearlake, California
  • 22.5 km (14.0 mi) NNE of Healdsburg, California
  • 27.5 km (17.1 mi) NNE of Windsor, California
  • 111.3 km (69.0 mi) WNW of Sacramento, California
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 0.2 km; Vertical 0.3 km
Parameters Nph = 55; Dmin = 1.0 km; Rmss = 0.13 seconds; Gp = 41°
Version = 3
Event ID nc 72955520





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