Monday, April 10, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (April 10)

1999: Second frosty morning of the month (after a heavy frost on the 4th) resulted in a total of over $131 million in damage to crops.
Hanford dipped to 34° for a low, Lemon Cove had 33° F and Corcoran 32° F.

1991: String winds blew across the Tehachapis and Kern County deserts, with a 75 mph gust recorded in Tehachapi Pass.
Crops suffered damage and visibility dropped to near zero in some areas.
Highway 41 was closed due to the blowing dust in one spot.

1965: Mount Hamilton received 16" of snow -- an all-time record.

1965: A cold late-season storm that started on 4.7 and ended on 4.11 brought heavy rainfall and snowfall to the region.
Over the period 7.66" of precipitation fell in Lake Arrowhead (with nearly 50" of new snow).
5.44" fell in Palomar Mountain (with 13" of snow), 4.36" in Big Bear Lake, 4.25" at Cuyamaca, and 3.14" in Idyllwild (with 24 inches of snow).
1.5"-2" of rain fell across the coastal basin.
Mountain roads were closed.

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



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