Tuesday, March 21, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (March 21)

2011: A waterspout was observed from an airplane four miles northwest of San Diego.

2008: Felton (Santa Cruz Co.) reported a low of 21° F. 

From the 20th to 21st of March, a system brought 12" of snow to Yosemite Valley and Huntington Lake and 15" to Giant Forest and Big Meadow.

1995: 22" of snow fell at Truckee.

1992: A series of storms that started on 3.20 and ended on 3.23 brought 1"-5" of rainfall and local flooding.

1991: It snowed 24" at Palomar Mountain, the second greatest daily snowfall on record (and the second greatest snowfall for March; 25" fell on 3.18.1991).
On this day 1.98" of rain fell in La Mesa, 0.81" fell at Lindbergh Field.
Mud slides, road washouts, and power outages were reported at Rincon Indian Reservation.

1984: A wind gust of 82 mph from the northwest was measured at McCarran
Airport in Las Vegas, NV, behind a powerful cold front.

1980: A funnel cloud was observed south of San Diego.

1952: The morning low temperature at Portola was -8° F.

A heavy hail storm in San Diego put hail on the ground that remained there three hours.

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



Posted by: Kim Noyes <kimnoyes@gmail.com>

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