Saturday, April 29, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (April 29)

2006: A major rockslide closed Highway 140 about 6 miles southwest of El Portal (middle entrance to Yosemite).

1999: A late season snowstorm on Mt. Charleston drops 16.5" of snow
at Kyle Canyon and 18" at Lee Canyon (all in Nevada close to CA border).

1981: Santa Rosa reported a high of 98° F. 

1980: The Padres' home game against the Atlanta Braves was rained out at (then) Jack Murphy Stadium.
This also occurred the previous day on 4.28.1980.

1951: Thunderstorms produced hail damaging crops, especially plums, in the Fresno area.

1912: 12" of snow fell at Tahoe City (west shore Lake Tahoe), with 10" of snow being reported at Glenbrook, NV (east shore Lake Tahoe).

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



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