Storm unleashes powerful wind gusts

Dec 11, 2014 11:15 AM by News Staff

Northern California is currently experiencing winds at or near hurricane strength, and gusts at the highest elevations have exceeded 100 mph.

Here are the North State's peak wind gusts thus far:

Redding: 63 mph
Red Bluff 54 mph
Chico 46 mph
Oroville 44 mph
Marysville 38 mph
Corning 37 mph
Weed 59 mph

Alpine Meadows Summit (8500', ridgetop above Lake Tahoe): 109 mph

Squaw Valley Summit (8700', ridgetop above Tahoe): 100 mph

Winds will begin to diminish slowly through the rest of the day.

(Photo Courtesy: Action News Now viewer Tiffany O'Neal)


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