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Sunday, December 19, 2010

NWS: Many New Rainfall Records Set In Southern California

#CaWx RECORD EVENT REPORT - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
535 PM PST SUN DEC 19 2010
From Lone Pine Canyon and Summit Roads in Wrightwood. Lone Pine closed between Shhep Creek and Summit Roads.
Photo Credit:
Lone Pine Mud Flow by Nikki Garrett Metzger
MANY RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALLS SET IN SOUTHWESTERN CA
  1. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.86 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT SANTA MARIA AIRPORT CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.95 SET IN 1984.
  2. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.63 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT LOS ANGELES AIRPORT TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.62 SET IN 1984.
  3. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.3 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (USC) CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 2.12 SET IN 1921.
  4. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.53 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT LONG BEACH AIRPORT CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.52 SET IN 1984.
  5. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.92 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.75 SET IN 1964.
  6. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.40 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT SAN LUIS OBISPO CAL POLY CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.37 SET IN 1970.
  7. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 3.20 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT SAN GABRIEL CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.90 SET IN 1970.
  8. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 3.45 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT PASADENA CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.50 SET IN 1987.
  9. A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.87 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT UCLA CA TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 2.82 SET IN 1949.
Source: http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/p.php?pid=201012200128-KLOX-SXUS76-RERLOX
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