Sunday, November 29, 2015

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (November 27)

2009: This day was the last day of a consecutive dry streak of 164 days in San Diego, which started on 6.17.
This streak of 164 days is tied as the fourth longest dry streak on San Diego record.
This day also marks the latest end to any dry streak on record.
(The longest dry streak on record is 182 days from 4.18.2004 to 10.16.2004).
In addition, a waterspout was observed off Moonlight Beach in Encinitas.

2008: A Pacific storm system brought valley rain and mountain snow to the Mojave Desert and southern Great Basin.
Arizona Highway 95 was flooded with seven to 10" of water, as well as mud and debris.
Some residential side streets were also closed due to flooding.

2006: First winter storm of the season brought over a foot of snow above 8,000 feet north of Kings Canyon, with 19" at Tenaya Lake.

2004: 10" of snow fell at Glenbrook, NV.

2001: Santa Ana winds caused damage and a boat accident off Newport Beach.

1995: Gusty offshore winds hit the Inland Empire.
Power lines went down.
Two fires resulted, one causing explosions at an explosive factory in Chino Hills.
The other charred 130 acres in northern San Bernardino and forced evacuation of the CSUSB campus.

1981: A storm that started on this day dumped nearly 2" of rain in the LA area by 11.28.
Three feet of new snow were recorded at Big Bear Lake. Highway deaths resulted.

1970: A series of storms struck the region from 11.25 to 11.30 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.

1948: The morning low temperature at Reno was 7° F.

1939: 0.65" of rain fell in San Diego in 15 minutes, the greatest 15 minute rainfall on record.

1926: 11" of snow fell at Tahoe City.

1919: Downtown San Francisco had a low temperature of 38° F -- a record for the month.

1919: Snow brought a white mantle to area hills and valleys around San Diego.
8" fell in Morena, 5" at Carrizo Gorge, and four inches at Warner Springs.

1905: Wettest November day in Bakersfield, 1.5" of rain recorded.

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



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