Saturday, June 17, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 15)

1995: Collapsing severe thunderstorm cells generate outflow winds up to 40 mph throughout much of the southern San Joaquin Valley.
Thunderstorms also generated strong winds and 0.75" diameter hail across the central San Joaquin Valley.
Fresno received 0.66" of rain, setting a daily precipitation record and also set a record low maximum temperature of 68° F.

1969: Strong thunderstorms struck the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains.
Flash floods washed out and closed several highways on the north slopes and in the desert, including Hwy. 138 in Pinon Hills.

1962: An unseasonably cold air mass (across SoCal) helped break most low maximum and many low minimum temperature records on this day.

1961: Riverside hit 112° F and Paso Robles hit 115° F, their highest temperatures on record for June and Paso Robles' all-time high ever.

1961: Gilroy reported a high temperature of 112
° F.

1940: A high temperature of 116° F was recorded, making this the second highest June temperature on record in Las Vegas, NV. The high temperature at Reno, NV, was 101° F.

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



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