Wednesday, October 30, 2013

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (October 30)

1998: A funnel cloud was observed between Golden Valley and Coyote Pass in Mojave County, near Highway 93. The storm also produced pea-sized hail.

An early season winter-like storm system brought heavy rain to the Valley, heavy snow to the Sierra and post-frontal severe storms to the Valley as well.
Grant Grove received 24" of snow, a record storm total for the month of October at this location.
Edison Lake received 27" and Shaver Lake 15".
An F0 tornado touched down near Fresno and there were a few reports of 0.5" diameter hail in Fresno.

1996: 24" of snow fell at Mammoth Lakes Ranger Station.

1992: Four funnel clouds were spotted in the Valley: one each in Coalinga and Avenal and 2 in Lemoore.

1972: The morning low temperature at Reno was 13°.

1972: Coldest low on record in Fresno during the month of October is set, 27°.

1971: Redwood City had a low temperature of 33°.

1971: The low temperature was 19° in Paso Robles, 35° Pismo Beach, 43° in San Diego, 33° in Borrego Springs, and 21° in Victorville, each the lowest temperature on record for October.

1971: Coldest minimum on record for the month of October in Bakersfield, 29°.
Lodgepole saw its' coldest minimum on record, 1°.

1933: 16.3" of snow fell at Tahoe City.

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

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