Saturday, July 16, 2016

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (July 16)

2005: Reno, NV, recorded a high temperature of 104° F.

Fresno and Bakersfield experience their latest first 100° F day on record.
On the same day, Tehachapi hits 100° F for the first time since July 26, 1980.

1998: It was 127° F in Death Valley.

1988: Redwood City had a high temperature of 100° F.

1984: Thunderstorms caused flash flooding in the eastern Kern County desert, including mudslides on Highway 14 between Mojave and Inyokern, due to runoff from the eastern slopes of the Southern Sierra Nevada.
Flash flooding also occurred in the Lake Isabella area, with part of Highway 178 under 3' of water.
Flooding continued through the 18th.

1973: A tornado, rated F1, was reported 6 miles north of Reno, NV.

1954: A severe thunderstorm struck the Daggett area east of Barstow.
In addition to the heavy rains and flooding, this storm produced damaging winds.
These "gales" knocked down several power poles and were "hurled across the highway".
A mobile home was overturned and "ripped to pieces".

1923: It was 41° F in Escondido, the lowest temperature on record for July.

The low temperature was 54° F in San Diego, the lowest on record for July.

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



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