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AUGUST 19TH, 1788-A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would cause extreme disaster in the now populated area.

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AUGUST 19TH, 1788 A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would cause extreme disaster in the now populated area.
 
AUGUST 19TH, 1969 'Never say die' Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain.
 
AUGUST 18TH, 1983 Hurricane Alicia ravaged southeastern Texas. The hurricane caused more than three billion dollars property damage, making it one of the costliest hurricanes in the history of the U.S. Just thirteen persons were killed, but 1800 others were injured. The hurricane packed winds to 130 mph as it crossed Galveston Island, and spawned twenty-two tornadoes in less than 24 hours as it made landfall.
 
AUGUST 18TH, 1779 Pioneer weather observer William Dunbar describes a hurricane's eye as it travels above New Orleans.
 
AUGUST 17TH, 1915 A hurricane hit Galveston TX with wind gusts to 120 mph and a twelve foot storm surge. The storm claimed 275 lives, including forty-two on Galveston Island, with most deaths due to drowning. Of 250 homes built outside the seawall (which was constructed after the catastrophic hurricane of 1900), just ten percent were left standing.
 
AUGUST 17TH, 1969 Camille, the second worst hurricane in U.S. history, smashed into the Mississippi coast. Winds gusted to 172 mph at Main Pass Block LA, and to 190 mph near Bay Saint Louis MS. The hurricane claimed 256 lives, and caused 1.3 billion dollars damage. Several ocean going ships were carried over seven miles inland by the hurricane. The hurricane produced winds to 200 mph, and a storm surge of 24.6 feet. Complete destruction occurred in some coastal areas near the eye of the hurricane.
 
AUGUST 16TH, 1777 The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time.
 
AUGUST 16TH, 1909 A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912.
 
AUGUST 15TH, 1967 The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks.
 
AUGUST 15TH, 1787 Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak.
 
AUGUST 14TH, 1936 Temperatures across much of eastern Kansas soared above 110 degrees. Kansas City MO hit an all-time record high of 113 degrees. It was one of sixteen consecutive days of 100 degree heat for Kansas City. During that summer there were a record 53 days of 100 degree heat, and during the three summer months Kansas City received just 1.12 inches of rain.
 
Wind Advisory
Issued By NWS Field Office Broadcast Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST
Issuing Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST Valid Until Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST

Strong northerly winds are forecast to develop across the San Francisco Bay Area by midday Tuesday and continue through midday Wednesday. A strong..cold and dry storm system will sweep into northern and central California late Monday night and Tuesday morning. This system will generate strong and gusty north to northest winds across the region from midday Tuesday through midday Wednesday.

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Weather Station: San Francisco , CA , US
August Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
55.94 °F
Average Low Temperature
46.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
51.08 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
4.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
*
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
15
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
78.98 °F
Record Low
30.02 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
* "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.72 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.19 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.50 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
60.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
48.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
53.96 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
1
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
7
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
80.96 °F
Record Low
30.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
* "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.09 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
60.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
48.92 °F
Average Mean Temp
55.04 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
4
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
84.02 °F
Record Low
35.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
* "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.98 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.48 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
62.96 °F
Average Low Temperature
50.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
55.94 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
1.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
6
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
2
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
93.92 °F
Record Low
39.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
10.35 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.52 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.01 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
64.04 °F
Average Low Temperature
51.08 °F
Average Mean Temp
57.92 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
0.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
3
Days With Thunderstorms
0
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
96.08 °F
Record Low
44.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
4.02 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
1.42 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
66.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
53.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
60.08 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
0.20
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
100.94 °F
Record Low
46.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
1.42 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
1.30 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
66.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
53.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
60.08 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
*
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
102.92 °F
Record Low
46.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
0.20 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
0.12 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
66.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
53.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
60.98 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
*
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
96.08 °F
Record Low
48.02 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
0.51 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
0.51 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
55.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
62.96 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
0.20
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
100.94 °F
Record Low
48.02 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
2.09 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.01 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
69.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
55.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
62.06 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
1.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
4
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
102.02 °F
Record Low
42.98 °F
Record Wind Speed
10.35 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.52 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.29 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
64.04 °F
Average Low Temperature
51.08 °F
Average Mean Temp
57.92 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
1
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
86.00 °F
Record Low
39.02 °F
Record Wind Speed
-113.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.20 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.48 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
57.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
46.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
51.98 °F
Average Dew Point
* °F
Average Windspeed
* mph
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
0
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
11
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
75.92 °F
Record Low
26.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
10.35 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.50 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.11 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
Saturday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 21%
Sunday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 21%
Monday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 20% 21%
Tuesday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 20% 21%
Wednesday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 20% 21%
Thursday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 21%
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