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 Regional Roundup for April 23, 2019

StationTempHighLowWind SpeedWind GustPrecpLast Update
Asheville76.6 °F76.7 °F47 °FNW @ 0 mph7 mph0.00 in12:11 pm
Asheville Airport75 °F75 °F46 °FNW @ 5 mph5 mph0.00 in12:00 pm
Asheville UNCA78.3 °F78.3 °F43.6 °FE @ 1 mph4 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Black Mountain75.3 °F75.4 °F46 °FWSW @ 4 mph15 mph0.00 in12:11 pm
Weaverville75.8 °F76.2 °F41.5 °FWNW @ 2 mph8 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Jefferson71.2 °F71.2 °F47.8 °FW @ 7 mph7 mph0.00 in12:11 pm
Laurel Ridge72.8 °F73 °F57.5 °FN @ 6 mph7 mph0.00 in12:14 pm
Phillips Gap74.5 °F74.7 °F60.9 °FNNE @ 0 mph7 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Warrensville70.7 °F70.8 °F42.3 °FWSW @ 5 mph9 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
West Jefferson73.3 °F73.6 °F43.5 °FSW @ 0 mph6 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
Banner Elk68.9 °F68.9 °F38.8 °FNW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Beech Mountain62.3 °F62.5 °F51.4 °FWSW @ 3 mph5 mph0.00 in12:05 pm
Crossnore Not Reporting
Elk River East68.8 °F68.9 °F61.6 °FNW @ 0 mph13 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
Elk River West69.4 °F69.4 °F39.4 °FSE @ 4 mph12 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Linville72.9 °F72.9 °F47.3 °FNNW @ 1 mph4 mph0.00 in12:09 pm
Linville Land Harbor70.1 °F70.1 °F38.8 °FS @ 0 mph7 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Linville Ridge50.8 °F50.8 °F50.8 °FENE @ 3 mph4 mph0.00 in12:09 pm
Newland75.6 °F75.6 °F39.1 °FNE @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Seven Devils70.3 °F70.5 °F53.8 °FNNW @ 2 mph9 mph0.01 in12:13 pm
Sugar Mountain67.8 °F68.1 °F49.7 °FENE @ 5 mph11 mph0.00 in12:07 pm
Sugar Mountain Top63.5 °F63.7 °F52.3 °FSE @ 3 mph10 mph0.00 in12:05 pm
Aho-Sorrento69.8 °F69.8 °F50.2 °FSE @ 1 mph2 mph0.00 in12:11 pm
Appalachian Ski Mtn0 °F0 °F0 °FN @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:02 pm
Blackberry78.2 °F78.2 °F46.4 °FN @ 2 mph5 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Boone69.7 °F69.7 °F43.4 °FNW @ 6 mph9 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Deep Gap72.5 °F72.5 °F40.9 °FNW @ 0 mph8 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
Grandfather Vyd73.1 °F73.1 °F40.1 °FNE @ 2 mph8 mph0.00 in12:13 pm
Powder Horn Mountain75.7 °F75.7 °F55.3 °FN @ 0 mph5 mph0.00 in12:11 pm
Seven Devils70.3 °F70.5 °F53.8 °FSSW @ 4 mph8 mph0.01 in12:02 pm
Sky Valley66.9 °F66.9 °F55.5 °FNNE @ 2 mph6 mph0.00 in12:01 pm
Snake Mountain60.6 °F61 °F52.8 °FN @ 12 mph13 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
The Blowing Rock68.7 °F68.7 °F59.7 °FNW @ 3 mph10 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Valle Crucis72.3 °F72.3 °F38.9 °FNNW @ 0 mph8 mph0.00 in12:09 pm
Watauga High70.5 °F70.5 °F41.9 °FNW @ 0 mph7 mph0.00 in12:13 pm
Zionville73.3 °F73.3 °F47.4 °FS @ 4 mph6 mph0.00 in12:09 pm
Burnsville (Hawk Branch)71.9 °F72 °F46.5 °FWSW @ 0 mph5 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Galax74 °F74 °F44 °FSW @ 0 mph5 mph0.03 in12:10 pm
Independence73.8 °F73.8 °F44.4 °FWSW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:04 pm
Twin Co. Airport71.1 °F71.1 °F48.6 °FSW @ 8 mph8 mph0.00 in12:01 pm
Floydfest70.1 °F70.3 °F54.5 °FWSW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:14 pm
Galax73.7 °F73.7 °F44 °FSW @ 2 mph5 mph0.03 in12:05 pm
Independence73.8 °F73.8 °F44.4 °FWNW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:07 pm
Whitetop66.9 °F66.9 °F46.8 °FW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:05 pm
Asheville Airport75 °F75 °F46 °FNW @ 5 mph5 mph0.00 in12:00 pm
Hendersonville74.9 °F74.9 °F45.2 °FNNW @ 1 mph5 mph0.00 in12:06 pm
Hickory77.5 °F77.5 °F50.5 °FSE @ 3 mph5 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Hickory Airport75 °F75 °F52 °FSSW @ 6 mph6 mph0.00 in11:55 am
Blackberry77.7 °F77.7 °F46.4 °FSE @ 4 mph4 mph0.00 in12:06 pm
Lenoir81.1 °F81.1 °F48 °FWSW @ 0 mph5 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Morganton-Lenoir Airport78.4 °F78.4 °F43.7 °FSSW @ 3 mph3 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Old Fort79.1 °F79.1 °F47.1 °FENE @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:09 pm
Bakersville Not Reporting
Spruce Pine Not Reporting
Morganton76.1 °F76.1 °F45 °FSSW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
Morganton-Lenoir Airport75.6 °F75.6 °F43.7 °FN @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in11:50 am
Laurel Ridge73 °F73 °F57.5 °FN @ 0 mph4 mph0.00 in12:10 pm
Roaring Gap67.8 °F67.9 °F59.6 °FW @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in12:09 pm
Sparta74 °F74.1 °F48 °FNE @ 6 mph10 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
North Surry74.6 °F74.7 °F45.4 °FSSE @ 2 mph7 mph0.00 in12:00 pm
Surry Co. Airport74.8 °F74.8 °F48.4 °FSSE @ 6 mph6 mph0.00 in12:06 pm
Waynesville74.7 °F74.8 °F43.2 °FNW @ 6 mph13 mph0.00 in12:12 pm
Laurel Ridge72.9 °F73 °F57.5 °FN @ 1 mph7 mph0.00 in12:13 pm
North Wilkesboro76.1 °F76.1 °F47.1 °FNW @ 0 mph2 mph0.00 in12:11 pm
Phillips Gap74.7 °F74.7 °F60.9 °FNW @ 4 mph7 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
Roaring River Not Reporting
Wilkes Airport73.4 °F73.4 °F44.6 °FS @ 3 mph3 mph0.00 in11:50 am
Wolf Laurel65 °F68.1 °F54.2 °FW @ 1 mph15 mph0.00 in12:08 pm
Wytheville72.8 °F73 °F43.9 °FSW @ 11 mph16 mph0.00 in12:04 pm