Friday, November 30, 2012
[californiadisasters] On This Date In CA Weather History (November 30)
2007: Heavy rain from cutoff low with a tropical connection produced up to 6" of rain at Palomar Mountain and Forest Falls on this day and on 12.1.
A debris flow (including large trees) over the Poomacha Burn area buried a house in mud, and caused serious damage to several vehicles and highway 76.
The flow was estimated at 15 feet high and 150 to 200 feet wide.
1997: A waterspout was reported six miles south of Newport Beach.
1982: 26" inches of snow fell at Tahoe City, with 22" inches of snow reported at Truckee.
1982: A big storm that started on this day and ended on 12.1 brought widespread record rains and strong winds that knocked out power to 1.6 million homes.
1.96" of rain fell in LA on this day, a daily record.
On this day the LAX airport recorded a wind gust of 60 mph.
1972: Fresno had a high temperature of only 44°, lowest on record for the month of November.
1970: A series of storms struck the region from 11.25 to this day following large destructive wildfires in the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains earlier in the fall.
9.17" of precipitation fell in Lake Arrowhead, 7.22" in Lytle Creek, 5.11" in Big Bear Lake, 5.02" in Palomar Mountain, 3.56" in San Bernardino, 2.63" in Redlands, 2.51" in Santa Ana, and 2.05" in San Diego.
Flooding inundated streets and highways in the Rancho Cucamonga area.
At least 60 homes were damaged by floods and debris flows.
On this day a waterspout and three small funnel clouds were reported six miles west of San Diego.
1952: Heavy rain dropped almost one inch in Upland.
Street flooding was reported in Upland and homes were flooded in Ontario.
1932: Fresno received 0.30" of rain.
This is the latest occurrence of the first measurable rain of the water season on record.
Source: NWS Hanford, San Diego, & Reno
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