Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams In Watauga County Until 3:45am Thursday Oct 11

351 PM EDT WED OCT 10 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in…
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…

* Until 345 AM EDT Thursday

* At 347 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Up to four inches of rain have already fallen. Flooding
is occurring on several streams and creeks. The Watauga river near
Sugar Grove is out of its banks. The Watauga river near Foscoe is
rising and near bankful.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Boone…
North Wilkesboro…
Wilkesboro…
Sparta…
and Jefferson.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two are possible in the warned
area.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.

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.