Areal Flood Advisory For for Watauga & Ashe Until 7:30pm – Friday August 17, 2018

424 PM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Western Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Central Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Southeastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…

* Until 730 PM EDT

* At 424 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Boone…
Sparta…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
and Laurel Springs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.