Saturday, April 29, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (April 30)

2014: This strongest and most widespread offshore wind event in years occurred very late in the
season on this day through 5/1.
On this day gusts reached as high as 100 mph at Sill Hill near Cuyamaca Peak.
Many other stations measured speeds that exceeded 60 mph.
Temperatures soared past 90° F along the coast, breaking many daily high temperature records.
Winds kept the minimum temperature in Anaheim at 77
° F.
Numerous trees and power lines were downed in the San Diego County interior.
A Garden Grove school incurred roof damage.
The Etiwanda fire near Rancho Cucamonga broke out.

An earthquake 46 miles west of San Diego generated large surf of 14 feet with sets to 20 feet.
It is unknown if this was a tsunami.

1988: Wind gusts up to 69 mph knocked out traffic lights on the Las Vegas Strip for three hours and blew down cinderblock walls in neighborhoods in North Las Vegas, NV.

1981: It was 82° F in Big Bear Lake, the highest temperature on record for April.

1981: All-time record high for the month of April in Bakersfield, 101° F.

1972: Monterey was off to it's driest start with only 3.19" of rain recorded since the start of the year. 

1953: 10" of snow fell at Tahoe City (west shore Lake Tahoe).

1951: Record low of 37° F at Fresno, frost observed in some outlying areas.

1915: 6" of snow fell at Glenbrook, NV, (east shore Lake Tahoe).

1913: The morning low temperature at Sierraville (Sierra Co. at south end of Sierra Valley) was 8° F.

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



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