Saturday, June 3, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 3)

2009: Low pressure off the central California coast triggered bands of convection and numerous thunderstorms that produced over 1500 cloud to ground lightning strikes, gusty winds, and a few hail storms over Southern California.
Hail up to one inch in diameter fell in Carmel Valley.
Rainfall was very light in all areas.
Strong winds felled a tree onto a passing vehicle in Big Bear Lake, crushing the car and killing the driver.
Lightning struck and killed a woman in Fontana.
Six were severely burned and injured when lightning struck a fence next to them in San Bernardino.
Lightning struck a palm tree in San Marcos, which critically injured a man underneath.
Apartments in Riverside were struck by lightning, starting a fire.
About 70 small brush fires were started by lightning across the region.

1999: 2.4" of snow fell at Markleeville (Alpine Co.).

1999: 4" of snow fell at Minden, NV, (W. NV) its all-time record one-day total for June.

1999: A cold late season storm that started on 6.2 and ended on this day brought the latest measurable snow on record to the mountains.
3" of snow was reported at Mt. Laguna and one inch at Wrightwood.
During a period starting on this day and ending on 6.4 a waterspout was observed off Laguna Beach and a funnel cloud was observed one mile off San Clemente.
The unseasonable cold so late in the season brought highs of only 42° F at Palomar Mountain and Mt. Laguna on this day.

1982: Palo Alto reported a low temperature of 40° F.

1971: It was 45° F in Borrego Springs, the lowest temperature on record for June.

1925: Daily precipitation records were set at both Fresno (0.14") and Bakersfield, a trace.

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



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