This Day In Weather History …

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Girdwood, Alaska

Photo Submitted by viewer Anthony Gliozzo while vacationing in Alaska

Severe weather is not at all unusual during the summer over Southern California. However, most of us don’t experience it because it happens mostly over the mountains and deserts.

It’s a seasonal occurrence when the winds shift and approach us from the south or the southeast.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll find on the link from the National Weather Service.

1959: An intense thunderstorm hit east of Joshua Tree City between noon and 1 pm. Heavy debris flows came from the canyons and damaged numerous homes. Sand more than three feet deep covered some properties.”


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