High Country Braces For Lots Of Rain For The Weekend, Flood & High Wind Watches In Effect, Video Updates

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Watauga County, and the High Country, remains under a Flood Watch until Sunday evening. The National Weather Service has also issued a High Wind Watch from Friday evening through Sunday morning. 3 to 5 inches of rain, with higher amounts possible, and wind gusts up to 30 mph are to be expected according to NWS. The Weather Service also says that an increased risk of landslides is expected with this storm. Brad Panovich, Chief Meteorologist NBC Charlotte, says that the parts of the High Country could see between 10-15 inches of rain by the time the storm is over Monday.

National Weather Service Friday morning update

Friday Weather Vlog: 10/2/2015FRIDAY WEATHER VLOG: The calm before the real rain. We actually picked up around 1″ last night and a few spots got more and this was just scattered stuff ahead of the main rain tonight. Chilly, damp and cloudy with drizzle and light rain until tonight when the main rain band moves in. #cltwx #ncwx #scwx

Posted by Brad Panovich Meteorologist on Friday, October 2, 2015

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