Friday, September 16, 2016

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

2014: Thunderstorms from former Hurricane Odile produced strong wind gusts exceeding 50
mph across parts of the Inland Empire and San Diego County.
Power lines and numerous large trees were downed (across roadways and onto vehicles)
around El Cajon, Mission Valley, and Wildomar.
30 buildings were damaged in the city of San Diego.
A funnel cloud was observed just north of Big Bear Lake.

Monterey received 0.61" of rain.

A heavy thunderstorm hit Barstow.
Flash flooding flowed through the streets of Barstow.
Water washed into 40 homes.
Thunderstorms around San Bernardino dropped numerous lightning strikes, which caused power failures.
Power poles were set on fire.
Several forest fires were also set, but quickly contained.

1965: Trace of snow reported at Yosemite Valley, earliest occurrence of snow on record.

1961: A thunderstorm blasted Las Vegas, NV, tearing down many large signs on The Strip and tearing off part of the roof from The Dunes Hotel.

1951: Warmest day in a 20 day stretch of above normal average temperatures that extended from the 8th through the 27th of September in Fresno and Bakersfield.
High reached 101° F that afternoon.
Bakersfield recorded its' warmest temperature of the entire year, 107° on this same date.

1929: A tropical air mass enveloped Southern California.
The Meteorologist in Charge at San Diego reported temperatures of 111° F in the coastal valleys.
A reading of 94° F was reported at San Diego at 4 am on 9.17.

1909: It was 100° F in San Diego, the hottest day since 9.22.1883 (26 years).
It occurred at 9 am.

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



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