March 12-13 2014 Storm Recap

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Winds were the main issue associated with this storm. A gust of 60mph was recorded at the Ashe County Airport at 3:15am on Thursday morning. In Watauga a 50 mph gust was recorded at 6:55am at the Watauga Medical Center reporting station, and 50mph gust in Foscoe.

The lowest wind chill readings were 1 above both in Watauga & Ashe on Thursday morning.

Graphics: National Weather Service Blacksburg.

RNK Wind March 13

March 13 RNK

Snow graphic: National Weather Service Greenville Spartanburg
March 13

Snowfall totals from 10pm Wednesday night – 10am Thursday morning from the National Weather Service
********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION STORM TOTAL TIME/DATE COMMENTS
SNOWFALL OF
/INCHES/ MEASUREMENT

NORTH CAROLINA

…ASHE COUNTY…
1 SSW TRANSOU 0.2 700 AM 3/13 CO-OP OBSERVER
1 ESE WEST JEFFERSON 0.2 700 AM 3/13 COCORAHS

…WATAUGA COUNTY…
BOONE 2.0 510 AM 3/13 LOTS OF BLOWING SNOW
1 SE BEECH MOUNTAIN 1.5 500 AM 3/13 COCORAHS
1 SSE VALLE CRUCIS 0.8 800 AM 3/13 COCORAHS
4 NE BLOWING ROCK 0.5 700 AM 3/13 COCORAHS

Snow depth map from NWS

nsm_depth_2014031305_Southern_Appalachia

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