Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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

2014: Thunderstorms erupted in the mountains of San Diego County and even along the coast.
Flash flooding occurred in La Jolla Shores and near Warner Springs along Hwy 79.
Lightning struck a palm tree in Encinitas.
The ensuing fire burned the side of a home.

It was 123° F at Thermal, 119° F at Borrego Springs and 118° F at Palm Springs.

1995: A heat wave started on this day and ended on 7.29.
It was 123° F at Palm Springs on 7.28 and on 7.29.
On this day it was 120° F in Coachella, 113° F in San Jacinto, 112° F in Riverside, 111° F in Banning, Moreno Valley, and Sun City, and 110° F in Yucaipa.

1987: A tornado touched down in Twentynine Palms.

1980: Carson City, NV, had a high temperature of 101° F.

1972: A man was struck and killed by lightning in Las Vegas, NV.
Two men standing nearby were thrown about 40 feet from the impact.

1969: A heavy thunderstorm hit Lucerne Valley.
Flash floods and debris flows moved several cars off the highway and caused damage to some homes.
A 3' wall of water ripped out three miles of highway.

1963: Richmond had a high temperature of 88° F.

1956: Strong monsoon flow hit the region with thunderstorms each day from 7.23 to 7.28, even west of the mountains.
On this day through 7.28 successive thunderstorms brought flash floods and mudslides to the Barton Flats area, damaging and closing roads.

1946: Hail piled up to 1.5" between Wrightwood and Big Pines.
Some property damage was caused by the heavy rain and hail.

1939: A severe thunderstorm hit Needles with 1.46" of rain in nine hours from 6 pm this day to 3 am 7.29.
Flash floods and debris flows damaged homes and businesses.
Hail over one inch in diameter fell in the first 20 minutes.

It was 117° F in Riverside, the highest temperature on record.

1933: One of the hottest days on record in the San Joaquin Valley: 114° F was the high at Fresno and Bakersfield reached 117° F.
Both still stand as records for the date.
Hanford reached an all-time record high of 116° F.

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



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