Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Peak Wind Gusts from Monday

Thanks to the big Nor'Easter earlier this week, tropical storm force wind gusts were reported across our region on Monday. Many folks lost power as the strong winds toppled trees and power lines. Here's a look back at peak wind gusts from Monday from around central North Carolina --

  • Greensboro: 62mph
  • Winston-Salem: 56mph
  • Lexington: 54mph
  • Burlington: 54mph
  • Duke Forest: 53mph
  • Fort Bragg: 51mph
  • Franklinton: 50mph
  • Goldsboro: 50mph
  • Fayetteville: 48mph
  • Raleigh-Durham: 48mph
  • Chapel Hill: 46mph
  • Asheboro: 45mph
  • Pope Air Force Base: 44mph
  • Southern Pines: 43mph
  • Louisburg: 36mph

You can see viewer photos from Monday's windy weather in the previous blog post. If you ever have weather photos to share with us, you can email them to

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