Wednesday, July 4, 2018

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (July 4)

2014: Thunderstorms erupted in the Inland Empire, San Bernardino Mountains, and the High Desert.
Flash flooding closed roads in the High Desert along I-15.
A swift water rescue occurred in Yucaipa.
Thunderstorm wind gusts estimated at 56 mph hit Yucaipa, collapsing one roof and damaging

2007: The high temperature at Reno, NV, was 106° F.

A major heat wave struck the mountains and deserts of Southern California from 7.2 to 7.6.
A strong persistent marine layer precluded the heat wave from impacting the coasts and valleys.
During this time the temperature reached 119° F in Ocotillo Wells, 116° F in Palm Springs and Indio, 115° F in Anza Borrego, 107° F in Julian, 103° F at Lake Cuyamaca, 100° F at Idyllwild, 97° F at Palomar Mountain, 94° F at Big Bear Lake (tied all time high) and Mt. Laguna.
Some heat illnesses occurred, but were poorly documented.

2001: The low temperature in Priest Valley (Monterey Co.) was a warm 75
° F.

Death Valley recorded a high temperature of 126° F, setting a daily record.
Since records began in 1911, Death Valley has not recorded measurable rainfall on this date.

Rain fell for the first time ever officially in Bakersfield on Independence Day, a trace was reported.

1989: It was hot as a firecracker this 4th of July in Dulzura to the tune of 115° F.

1957: It was 110° F in Escondido, the highest temperature on record for July, and the second highest temperature on record.

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



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