July 3, 2013 Road/Storm Reports

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12noon – as of noon no reports of flooding are coming in other than Boone Mall parking lot facing 321 about to be closed due to high water.

Water to the bottom of Dewitt Barnett bridge at 12:33pm

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Watauga River gauge up to 7.64feet at 2:30pm – http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=rnk&gage=sgwn7

 

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2:57pm – getting reports that Hound Ears Golf Course starting to flood, flooding also on Shull’s Mill Road near Hound Ears entrance. Also report of cars turning around on Watauga River Road due to possible flooding.

3pm – Boone Mall parking lot. Photo Kelly Jordan

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3:21pm – Kraut Creek at Rivers and Depot. Photo  Amber Mellon

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3:24pm – high water reported on highway 321 near Staples.

3:29pm – from Boone PD twitter feed – “Water standing in Boone Mall parking lot, US321 (Staples), Deerfield Rd, Bamboo Rd, & Meadowview Dr. Use caution. Turn around, don’t drown!”

3:30pm – behind Precison Printing. Photo submitted by Mark Templeton

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3:39pm – report coming in of "From Blowing Rock to Boone, extensive water in roadways, hard to see the road"

Radar view at 3:30pm

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3:44pm – Boone Police reports Deerfield & Bamboo roads are now open.

Boone Mall flooding. Photo: Nancy Isaacs

 

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3:52pm – from Boone Police – RT @boonepolice: Reports of flooding on parts of Meadowview Dr., Poplar Grove Rd. near the connector and Blowing Rock Rd. near the convocation center.

Watauga River over 8 feet at 3:30pm – http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=rnk&gage=sgwn7

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Flood Warning continues until 6:45pm. Flood Watch remains through Thursday.

 

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=rnk&gage=sgwn7

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6pm – Guy Ford Road bridge under water.

Dewitt Barnett Road bridge – 6:24pm Photo: Anita Presnell

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6:35pm – via Boone Police – Deerfield will be shut down @ the Moose Lodge.

7:06pm from Boone PD – Deerfield Rd at State Farm Rd and Bamboo Rd at Candy Ln are closed due to flooding. Both will likely remain closed thru morning.

 

 

Watauga River up to 10.67 feet by 6:30pm – http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=rnk&gage=sgwn7

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Guy Ford Road Bridge. Photo: Jerry Dishman

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11.2ft at 8:30pm – http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=rnk&gage=sgwn7

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