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Update: Even more extreme gusts predicted in Sacramento region

Bundled up with his umbrella and coffee cup a pedestrian heads toward the bicycle and pedestrian overpass that crosses interstate 80 near Cowell Blvd in Davis, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
Bundled up with his umbrella and coffee cup a pedestrian heads toward the bicycle and pedestrian overpass that crosses interstate 80 near Cowell Blvd in Davis, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

The National Weather Service has increased the speed with which winds are predicted to gust during the upcoming storm.

Between Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon, meteorologists with the NWS increased the projected strength of gusts expected to occur sometime between late Wednesday and Friday.

Instead of gusts reaching 61 mph in Sacramento, the weather service forecasters think that gusts could top out at 67 mph. And in Redding, the weather service said the peak winds could reach a howling 70 mph.

Predicted peak wind gusts:

Sacramento: 67 mph

Woodland: 60

Yuba City: 64

Auburn: 55

Placerville: 52

Roseville: 66

Grass Valley: 52

Blue Canyon: 64

Donner Pass: 60

South Lake Tahoe: 67

Kyburz: 51

San Francisco: 36

Fairfield: 61

Red Bluff: 70

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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