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Originally published: 2013-01-04 14:57:30
Last modified: 2013-01-04 14:58:01

High winds characterize first days of winter across Avery

Less than three days after 120 mph winds were recorded atop Grandfather Mountain, another bout of high winds tore through Avery County on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, damaging homes and property and downing numerous trees, including these trees at Newland’s McDonald’s.
Photos by Marilyn Ball

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