Thursday, March 29, 2007

More Records Set Wednesday

Record high temperatures were set again Wednesday afternoon in the Triangle and the Triad. The high of 86 at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport broke the old record of 84 set in 1945. The high of 85 at the Piedmont Triad International Airport broke the old record of 82 set in 1985.

Here's a look at other high temperatures from around the region on Wednesday --
  • Fort Bragg: 87
  • Goldsboro: 87
  • Fayetteville: 86
  • Southern Pines: 86
  • Chapel Hill: 85
  • Lumberton: 85
  • Rocky Mount-Wilson: 85
  • Asheboro: 84
  • Burlington: 84
  • Erwin: 84
  • Louisburg: 84
  • Winston-Salem: 83
  • Mount Airy: 81

Wednesday afternoon also brought a round of severe thunderstorms north of the Triangle. In the News 14 Carolina viewing area, Granville County was the hardest hit. Flash flooding and hail up to the size of quarters was reported in Oxford. Elsewhere, near baseball sized hail was reported in Rocky Mount. If you have photos of Wednesday's severe weather, you can share them with us by e-mailing

Check out some of the pictures we have received in the blog post below.

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