Tuesday, April 19, 2011
[californiadisasters] On This Date In CA Weather History (April 19)
On This Date In California Weather History....
1988: Heavy rain began on this day and ended on 4.23 (SoCal).
4.15 inches of rain fell in 24 hours at Mt. Wilson.
Flooding, mud slides and numerous traffic accidents occurred around LA.
26 were injured in a major collision.
Three straight Dodgers baseball games were rained out.
Only 12 rainouts had occurred in the previous 26 years.
1983: Heavy rain that started on 4.17 and ended on 4.20 caused street flooding and mud slides.
1981: The Angels' home game at Anaheim Stadium against the Minnesota Twins was rained out.
1968: It was 34° in Palm Springs, the lowest temperature on record for April.
1967: Two day snowfall from the 18th-19th of 32" in Yosemite Valley.
1963: Funnel clouds were observed near Fresno.
Source: NWS Hanford & San Diego
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