Saturday, April 29, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (April 25)

2013: Showers and thunderstorms impacted the San Joaquin Valley, while 1"-2" of snow fell in the southern Sierra Nevada. 
Cold air funnel clouds were reported near South Dos Palos (or about 10 miles southwest of
Los Banos). 
Hail measured at one quarter to one half inch in diameter from a strong thunderstorm that passed over Five Points, the north side of Hanford, and finally to Dinuba during the afternoon hours.

2012: Gusty southwesterly winds occurred over the mountains and desert slopes, with a top gust to 63 mph in the northern Coachella Valley.

1994: A small tornado near Livermore skipped across a residential housing development causing minor damage. 

1984: Gusty winds as high as 55 mph blew down trees in the southern Sierra and knocked down almond trees and cotton crops and damaged some roofs in the San Joaquin Valley.

1978: An F0 tornado touched down near Buttonwillow (Kern Co.).

1898: It was 118° F at Volcano Springs, CA, (now named Mundo in Imperial Co.).
This established an all-time April high temperature in the U.S.

1898: Highest temperature ever in April at Fresno, 101° F (also set on April 24, 1910).
Visalia reached a sweltering 103° F.

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



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