From our twitter feed – Bridge on Dewitt-Barnett is under water this morning. Total rainfall in Vilas just under 2.5″. Winds gusted to near 30 mph. @WataugaRoads
10:22am – first report of the Boone Mall parking lot being flooded, not closed yet.
Hearing via scanner that EMS officials are getting ready to close the mall entrance facing 321 – 10:39am
11am via twitter – @WataugaRoads 184/Shawneehaw Ave S in Banner Elk – The creek that feeds the Mill Pond has risen up to almost breach the road!
11:19am – our weather station just recorded 4 inches of rain since midnight.
11:27am – rainfall reports from National Weather Service from 8am Monday to 8am this morning
6.46 BOONE 1 SE COOP
5.48 1 WSW FOSCOE CCR
5.23 5 ESE BANNER ELK CCR
3.50 3 SSE VILAS CCR
3.44 BOONE RG (TVA)
3.04 SHAWNEEHAW FD IFLOWS
2.58 TRIPLETT RG DCP
11:32am – via NCDOT twitter feed – Watauga Cty. drivers should avoid Guy Ford, Dewitt Barnett, Hubert Thomas, Watauga River roads due to flooding.
11:40 – per scanner Avery County schools are dismissing early
12:45pm – waters at mall have lowered, the 321 entrance is back open
12:30pm Dewitt Barnett bridge in Valle Crucis