During the winter storms this week Grandfather Mountain recorded a wind gust of 98.7 mph. The gust occurred during the 11pm hour of Tuesday night December 12, 2017.
The highest gust recorded in Boone during this week was 67 mph and happen just before midnight on Tuesday night. That marks the 8th time that has happen since 2005. Only 6 times has there been greater gusts. For more on the wind gusts history in Boone visit the Boone Wind Gust History page.
Wind speeds provided by North Carolina Climate Center