96 mph in Healdsburg and other top wind speeds in SF Bay Area

Powerful northerly to northeasterly offshore winds whipped the San Francisco Bay Area...

Rick Canepa, Brooke Bingaman

1/22/2022 8:55:00 PM

Powerful northerly to northeasterly offshore winds whipped the San Francisco Bay Area overnight.

Powerful northerly to northeasterly offshore winds whipped the San Francisco Bay Area...

samvaltenbergs/Getty Images/iStockphotoPowerful northerly to northeasterly offshore winds whipped the San Francisco Bay Area overnight.The strongest gusts were recorded in Sonoma County where wind speeds topped 90 mph. The National Weather Service reported a 96 mph gust at an anemometer in the Healdsburg Hills and a 93 mph gust on Pine Flat Road. Both stations are to the east of Geyser Peak where the Geyser Fire broke out. The blaze ignited early Saturday and grew to 5 acres before it was put out, Cal Fire said. No structures or power lines were damaged in the fire.

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Picturesque rolling vineyards covering Alexander Mountain Estate in northern Sonoma County in California. samvaltenbergs/Getty Images/iStockphoto Powerful northerly to northeasterly offshore winds whipped the San Francisco Bay Area overnight. The strongest gusts were recorded in Sonoma County where wind speeds topped 90 mph. The National Weather Service reported a 96 mph gust at an anemometer in the Healdsburg Hills and a 93 mph gust on Pine Flat Road. Both stations are to the east of Geyser Peak where the Geyser Fire broke out. The blaze ignited early Saturday and grew to 5 acres before it was put out, Cal Fire said. No structures or power lines were damaged in the fire. Very strong north to northeast (offshore) winds impacted the area overnight. Here's a list of the windiest locations per peak gust. 2 stations to the east of Geyser Peak/ in Sonoma county topped 90 mph. 96 mph - Healdsburg Hills North 93 mph - Pine Flat Road