Saturday, August 27, 2011

[californiadisasters] On This Date In CA Weather History (August 27)

On This Date In California Weather History....

2003: Thunderstorms developed in the mountains each day starting on 8.25 and ending on this day.
Flooding closed Hwy. 38 in Big Bear City, roads near Guatay, routes S2 and S22 near Ranchita, Hwy. 78 east of Julian (from rock slides and mud slides) and streets in Borrego Springs and Campo.

1973: It was 55° in Borrego Springs, the lowest temperature on record for August.

1972: A dust storm resulted in visibility near zero on I-5 in Kern County.

1954: It was 52° in Palm Springs, the lowest temperature on record for August.
This also occurred on 8.30.1957.

1951: A hurricane moving north northwestward just off the west coast of Baja California moved northeastward into
northern Baja California and dissipated.
Moisture from this tropical cyclone resulted in rainfall of two to five inches in the mountains and deserts starting on this day and ending on 8.29.
A daily record of 1.10 inches fell in Borrego Springs.
Many roads were washed out in the Imperial Valley, but otherwise no major damage occurred.
This occurred during the El NiƱo of 1951-52.

1924: The high temperature at Lovelock, NV was 104, while Reno, NV recorded a high of 100.

Source: NWS Hanford, Reno, & San Diego

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