University of California
Western Tree Failure Database/California Tree Failure Report Program
Big Wind in Marin County
Big wind in Marin
Thursday morning, March 24, 2011, in west Marin it was raining and windy. It felt like a tornado, but according to the Marin Independant Journal, the meteorologists say "No. It was a 50-60 mph wind gust." In any case, in a limited area populated by Monterey cypress and blue gum eucalyptus, several trees uprooted and others lost branches and split trunks.