October 2017 Wettest October Locally Since 1980

Calendar year 2017 continues to set weather records for the amount of rain locally. October 2017 recorded 14.09 inches of rain officially in Boone, becoming the wettest October since 1980. … Read more

High Country Weather Could Be Impacted By Storm Nate

Update Sunday Oct 8 – Flash Flood Watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday morning. Wind Advisory in effect from 6pm this evening until noon Monday. Update Saturday October 7 – The High … Read more

Hotter Weather On Tap For The July 21-23 Weekend

Temperatures in the mid 80’s, and possibly hotter, will be the weather story for the coming weekend. The National Weather Service (NWS) says that near 90 degree temperatures can’t be … Read more

Minor Flooding In Valle Crucis During Thursday Storm

A storm system that largely stayed stationary over Valle Crucis on Thursday afternoon produced minor flooding. The storm, which began around 3:30pm, produced heavy downpours and frequent lightning. The WataugaOnline.com … Read more

May 2017 Becomes All Time Wettest May Locally

The rain fell and fell and fell and then fell some more during May 2017, and in the process became the all time wettest May in Boone’s weather history. Officially … Read more

Flood Watch In Effect Until Monday April 24, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch, including Watauga and Ashe, through Monday evening. Below is the full Watch details: …Heavy rain expected from midnight tonight through Monday … Read more

Wet Weekend Ahead For April 21-23, 2017

“The need for an umbrella or a raincoat may be an understatement this weekend.” That’s the words from a Thursday update from the National Weather Service (NWS) regarding a wet … Read more