App Notifications

Below are notifications as sent out by the Watauga Roads & Weather app. For previous alerts from 2017 & 2016 click here.


3:46pm Thursday January 17, 2018 – Elk Creek Road is back open after being closed due to multiple accidents this morning.

11:50am Thursday January 17, 2018 – Elk Creek Road is CLOSED for unknown amount of time due to multiple accidents. Main entrance and Jakes Mtn.

Traffic Alert 6:55 am Friday January 12, 2018 – one local bridge that usually floods already under water. This report came in via twitter “Dewitt Barnett bridge underwater. No cones or markers up yet. Foggy. Be careful.”

Monday Travel: Plan for possible local travel issues on Monday (January 8, 2018)  due to forecast sleet, rain, freezing rain and snow.

Friday January 5, 2018 4:16pm – Accident – 321 & Niley Cook intersection area. Expect delays.

Thursday January 4, 2018 – Cold Weather Shelter Open In Avery County Due To Power Outage. For more information visit this link. 

6:14 pm Sunday Dec 31, 2017 – Wreck on 421/Boone Mountain in Vilas causing huge delays in that area.