Flood Warning

Last Updated: 16:06 PM. Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 EDT

Until 10:00 AM. Thursday, Oct 11, 2018

NCC189-120200- /O.NEW.KRNK.FA.W.0084.181011T2002Z-181012T0200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Watauga NC- 402 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018 The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a * Flood Warning for... Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina... * Until 1000 PM EDT * At 401 PM EDT, multiple road and bridge closures were reported across the county due to heavy rain earlier in the day. While the heaviest rain has passed these impacts will persist for the next several hours. Therefore, this areal flood warning will replace the expiring flash flood warning. Six or more inches of rain have fallen in portions of the warned area since yesterday. * Please continue to heed any road closures until authorities indicate that they are safe to pass. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Boone... Blowing Rock... Beech Mountain... Foscoe... and Sugar Grove. This includes The following Location Appalachian State University. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding, including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter. && LAT...LON 3634 8185 3636 8180 3634 8177 3633 8171 3639 8173 3639 8172 3635 8164 3627 8157 3624 8148 3619 8146 3614 8150 3612 8154 3611 8181 3616 8183 3619 8186 3619 8188 3621 8191 3623 8191 3626 8189 3629 8192 $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Tony Sadiku