Wednesday Dec 28 Reports

Here’s the reports coming in from facebook, twitter, text and emails. Overnight reports of slick roads – Back roads in Boone, 221 from Blowing Rock, Howard’s Creek Road. Watauga County … Read more…

Tuesday afternoon Dec27 Reports

1:50pm- Sleet mixed with snow currently on Beech Mtn reported by Beech Mountain fb page 4:45pm- getting reports of snow across the High Country now 4:50pm- snowing on Beech, Sugar, … Read more…

Sights Of The Day

Strong winds overnight, pockets of freezing rain this morning followed by heavy rain, and then a break with some blue sky and sun. Pictures taken in the noon hour. [lg_image … Read more…

New Section of 194 Open

Last week traffic was diverted onto the new section of hwy194 at Dutch Creek Road in Valle Crucis. A facebook report commented that it looks like DOT was preparing to … Read more…

Tuesday Dec 27 Reports

Strong winds started occurring around midnight along with some rain. Around 4am via facebook – “Report of power outage on poplar grove rd and starting to sleet in Blowing Rock” … Read more…

Forecast for the High Country Dec 26/27

The WataugaRoads.com ice/snow/rain forecast for Watauga County and the High Country for tonight and tomorrow from Brad Panovich, WCNC NewsChannel 36 Chief Meteorologist.

Boone Power Outage

Reports of power and some traffic lights in Boone are out, not sure of the cause yet. At 1:35pm text message report that “Lights at wendys intersection and sagebrush are … Read more…

Ice Storm, Snow Storm, No Storm

It’s not really The Night Before Christmas or A Christmas Carol but how about “The Tale of Three High Country Christmases Past” 2009 Ice Storm: More than 21,000 customers of … Read more…

North Carolina Gas Tax Increases Jan 1

Even though it was expected, the recent news that North Carolina’s gas tax is going up is not sitting well with motorists in the state. On Tuesday Revenue Secretary David … Read more…

Power Outage In Boone

*Updated Thursday 11:15am – According to reports in the area the outage was caused by a problem at the Perkinsville substation* Power reported out on east Boone- New Market area … Read more…

105 delays

105 about 100 yards before Wendy’s in n bound lane pic.twitter.com/Mnmvqbcx

Recent Sights

Several of our facebook and twitter followers sent in pictures and video to recent sights across the High Country. One of the coolest comes from Randal McBride at RMHD Films … Read more…

White Christmas

It doesn’t appear right now that the High Country will have a white Christmas this year. The National Weather Service – Blacksburg facebook page posted two images to illustrate the … Read more…

105 Accident

8:03pm – traffic should be back to or almost back to normal – per scanner information 7:23pm – traffic still slow moving as fire departments officials wait on wrecker(s) to … Read more…

Snow Reports for Saturday

Getting snow reports this morning via Facebook and twitter. The following came in during 8am hour: -snowing in Blowing Rock. Sticking to the car – light dusting between Aho Rd. … Read more…

April 15 or December 15?

Most High Country residents and travelers are taking a double look at the calendar to make sure they know what month it really is. With 60s and upper 50s across … Read more…

Early Morning Rainbows

Great shot of a rainbow in Vilas around 7:45am by Gary Degler. Picture number 2 was captured in Boone around 7:50ish by Marissa Bond. Picture 3 was captured above Greenway … Read more…

Snowfall Imagery

The National Weather Service Blacksburg office share the following images. The first is visible satellite imagery showing the snow cover over the mountains Thursday morning December 8, 2011. The second … Read more…

Thursday Road & Weather Reports

Reports coming in from our facebook and twitter pages. Reports are coming in slowly this morning. Black ice being reported in spots across the entire High Country. – 5:27am Per … Read more…