2013: Numerous thunderstorms developed over the San Joaquin Valley during the late evening hours as a strong upper - level low pressure system approached the central California coast.
A total of 1,865 lightning strikes were reported by the Lightning Detection Network; 170 of these were cloud-to-ground strikes.
1992: Two tornadoes touched down in Las Vegas, NV.
One was rated a F1 and struck the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard were it lifted
a home off its' foundation and damaged roofs on two other homes.
1980: Wind gusts of up to 90 mph were reported in Mojave.
1966: The high temperature at Reno, NV, was 82° F.
1960: Damage to buildings and utility lines in northwestern Kern County from gusty winds during the evening hours.
Inyokern Airport recorded gusts of 85 mph.
1958: 18" of snow fell at Glenbrook (east shore Lake Tahoe).
1957: A tight pressure gradient generated intense winds across the Kern County deserts.
Edwards Air Force Base recorded an 80 mph gust.
1940: Redwood City picked up 3.28" of rain.
1897: The low temperature at Susanville was 1° F.
1867: Heavy rains hit San Bernardino County and flooded barley fields.
Several homes were destroyed or damaged.
Lumber mills in Mill Creek and Santa Ana canyons were destroyed.
Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego