Monday April 8 – Friday April 12 Reports

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Monday April 8

10:13am – One lane heading out of town on 105 near old WHS, DOT working

10:13am – Lane closures scheduled south of Green Park Inn on 321 in Blowing Rock today. Call (828) 964-3260 for project info.

Sunny evening in Boone – http://wataugaroads.com/cams/
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Blue skies in Banner Elk this evening – http://wataugaroads.com/cams
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Tuesday April 9

Lane closure on U.S. 321 Bus near Chetola in Blowing Rock today. Expect delays, no road closure. Call (828) 964-3260 for info.

Photos by Jordan Nelson over ASU campus today

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Wednesday April 10

Lane closures on 321 in Blowing Rock beginning at Blackberry Rd, then shifting north during the day. Call 828-964-3260 for project info.

Boone officially hit 80 degrees today, the last time we saw 80s was Aug 31, 2012 (82.4). Year ago high 55, 2011 – 73, 2010 – 66.

Comparing data from NC State Climate office Boone set a record high today with 80 degrees. Previous record was 79 April 10, 1999

Thursday April 11

No road closure and no scheduled lane closures on #US321 in Blowing Rock Today. Call 828-964-3260 for project info.

One lane inbound on 105 near old WHS for road work

Friday April 12

New event. Areal Flood Warning from 4/12/2013 5:53 AM to 8:45 AM EDT for Watauga County. http://1.usa.gov/XGU4ho

6:15am- Be alert for standing water on area roads. Had an early morning (3am) that roads around Holmes Center/321 were blocked due to flooding, they may not be now. Stay alert

Chris Atkinson caught this rainbow this morning

April 12_Chris Atkinson caught this rainbow this morning

Tricia Hicks captured the same rainbow from Railroad Grade Road in Fleetwood.

April12_Tricia Hicks captured the same rainbow from Railroad Grade Road in Fleetwood.

Laurie Ramirez sends in this shot of the bridge at the end of the Greenway this morning around 8:30 by the treatment facility. About 10 -12 inches deep and moving quickly.

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