Friday, June 16, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 13)

1997: A funnel cloud was reported two miles northwest of Lindbergh Field - San Diego.

1979: Five consecutive days of high temperatures at 90° F or higher at San Diego started on 6.9 and ended on this day, peaking with 101° F on 6.10.
Minimum temperatures were between 69° F and 72° F.

1955: A "tidal wave" of water from the Spring Mountains swept down on Las Vegas after a violent thunderstorm of rain and hail, virtually isolating the City, flooding hundreds of homes and stores and causing an untold amount in property damage.
No fatalities were reported, but police and fire department workers answered scores of calls regarding possible drownings.
Residents of the Twin Lakes Subdivision reported that a four-foot wall of water came down from the slope of Mt. Charleston.
Hardest hit was the Brentwood Park Tract, where large stocks of lumber, stacked for construction on new homes, were washed away by the flood, and littered the Municipal Golf Course and Twin Lakes Subdivision.

1933: Hanford recorded a high temperature of 110° F, the earliest such occurrence on record.

1918: The low temperature was 88° F in Victorville, the highest daily minimum temperature on record.

1916: Berkeley reported a low temperature of 41° F.
Downtown San Francisco reported a high temperature of only 54
° F.

1907: Tamarack, CA, reached an overnight low of 2° F, establishing the coldest June temperature ever recorded in the U.S.

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



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