199-mph wind gust that blasted Alpine Meadows ski area last year set a California record

Scientists say a 199-mph gust that blasted a mountaintop at the Alpine Meadows ski resort near Lake Tahoe last February was the strongest wind ever recorded in California.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday it was also the strongest non-tornadic wind in the United…

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