Friday Morning Flooding Occurring In Boone

*Updates throughout the day*

UPDATE – Flash Flood Warning Issued For Friday May 18, 2018 For Watauga & Ashe. More information at this link.

Flash Flood Watch has been extended until Saturday morning.

Videos & Photos: Jason Cornett

Photos at Greenway Trail on State Farm Road

Boone Police blocking one lane of 105 at 11am.

Video of the water on Blowing Rock Road on Friday morning.

 

Road damage in downtown Boone near the courthouse. Photos: Marisa Cornell

8:43am – Big light intersection/main intersection in Boone, 321, 105 areas are now clear. Deerfield Road from Statefarm Road to Blairmont closed.

8:31am – Deerfield Road from Statefarm Road to Blairmont is going to be closed due to high water.

Dell Coffey Rd this morning at 8:15. Photo: Sara Norris

King Street at the courthouse. Photo: Maria Norris and she adds “Those chunks are asphalt. The road up through there is broken up and bubbly.”

8:16am – Dogwood Road at highway 105 is shut down.

8:05am – Portions of #BooneNC starting to see a break from the heavy rain. A Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas is in effect until 1:45pm.

7:34am – ALERT – Blowing Rock Road from Rivers Street to Wendys is going to be shut down according to scanner dispatches. Also Faculty Street behind the Holmes Center.

7:07am Friday May 18 – A water main has busted in the area of Hardee’s/Holmes Center, according to scanner dispatches. Expect lot of water and possible delays in the area.

@WataugaRoads the 105 near Ingles is slowly turning into a river pic.twitter.com/Wf1zPhmEyD

Photo: Kendra Rawls
Photo: Thomas Turner