Last Updated on March 31, 2022 7:38 pm
March certainly went out “like a lion” after coming in “like a lamb”.
The final day of March 2022 brought high winds, heavy rain and fog through the overnight and into the morning.
Peak wind gusts of 58 mph was recorded in Banner Elk, 54 mph in Blowing Rock and 41 mph in Boone, according to the National Weather Service.
Sunshine broke out during the afternoon for most of Watauga County, but that in turn lead to rain, storms and hail for some. Below are social media reports of the hail that came into the WataugaOnline social media feeds around 5 pm.