California’s Kincade Fire, as seen by the GOES-17 weather satellite on Oct. 27, 2019. Also visible is a blaze more than 50 miles away in Vallejo, CA — believed to have started from embers from the Kincade Fire. (Note: The animation may take a little while to load. Source: RAMMB/CIRA/SLIDER)
Early this morning, winds gusted to 93 miles per hour near California’s Kincade Fire.
A Category 1 hurricane is characterized by sustained winds of 74 to 95 miles per hour.
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