842 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 AM EDT FOR
* At 838 AM EDT, the public reported flash flooding over several
roads within the county. Moderate to heavy rainfall was continuing
to move into Watauga County from the south and southeast. This
rainfall is associated with the outer circulation of Tropical
Storm Michael. The rainfall will increase in intensity and
coverage through the morning and persist for an extended period of
* The ground across Watauga County is totally saturated from
repeated heavy rainfall in recent weeks. Flash flooding and
flooding occurred quickly Wednesday evening as a band of heavy
rainfall in advance of Hurricane Michael moved through the area.
* Flash flooding is occurring in some locations and is expected to
begin shortly in others.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
and Sugar Grove.
This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.
This includes the following streams and drainages...
Meat Camp Creek...
and Craborchard Creek.
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.
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