May 6, 2014 Ties A Weather Record


As of Tuesday afternoon Boone tied the record high of 80 degrees for May 6. At 2:55pm the reporting station at Watauga Medical Center hit 80 and the Boone 1se reporting station also hit the mark.

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According to the State Climate Office the mark of 80 was recorded in 1969 & 1977.
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In keeping track of weather records (temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, wind) it’s important to note that the records for Boone relies on three different sources. Boone COOP station 310977 from 1929-1980, Boone 1Se 310982 from June 1980-present and Watauga Medical Center reporting station KTNB.


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