Storm Reports Feb 29

As needed updates on storm reports will be posted here. 6:50pm – getting reports of thunder and winds picking up in Avery County 7:30pm – Tornado Warning for Grayson, Smyth … Read more…

Severe Weather Threat For Today

136 PM EST WED From NWS

…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY ACROSS WESTERN NORTH
CAROLINA..UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA..AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA…

Crime Of The Week

Watauga County Crimestoppers and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: ************** On the afternoon of Tuesday February 21st at around 3:30 p.m., … Read more…

Missing Children Found

A report of two missing children came to a happy ending due to the quick response by Zionville Fire Department and other emergency personnel. An 8 year old and 4 … Read more…

Dutch Creek Road Blocked

Report that Dutch Creek Road is blocked by a tractor & trailer just above the Extension – 6:44pm 7:50pm – the road is back open and the scene is clear. … Read more…

High Country Tornadoes

With the Tornado Watch issued on Friday (Feb 24) there were many questions sent in via the facebook & twitter pages about the history of tornadoes in the High Country. … Read more…

$4 Gas Possible By April

Crude oil prices in the US are at their highest levels since May 2008. At the end of the day on Friday prices stood at $109.77 a barrel, topping a … Read more…

321/Shadowline Drive possible delays

Possible delays on 321 at corner of Shadowline Drive due to accident. 2:10pm – accident cleared

Saturday Snow

At 11:30am getting some snow flurries on Beech Mtn and in Valle Crucis 11:38- reports of flurries across the High Country now

Friday Night Snow Reports

Snow reports of flurries around Mabel School area and in Trade, TN

Brief Friday Morning Power Outage

A brief power outage this morning left a few Watauga residents in the dark around the Bamboo area. A piece of equipment that secures the line to a pole broke. … Read more…

NCDOT 321 Widening Update

Construction crews continue to clear along U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock as part of the widening project. The majority of work is taking place along “Area I,” which is the … Read more…

Friday Storms

**UPDATED 3:16pm** 3:16pm – Tornado Watch for Watauga and Ashe is now cancelled Temps are down 21 degrees from 66 at 12:35 to 55 at 1:15 to 45 at 3:08pm. … Read more…

Posting Of Information Clarification

With the tremendous increase in facebook “likes” and twitter followers recently, I would like to address some clarification points. I always appreciate the information that is passed along, and value … Read more…

Showers & Storms Feb 22

Shower and storms are moving through the High Country in the 9pm hour. Strong winds and storms reported from Elk Park in Avery County, report from Mountain City TN of … Read more…

421 Brown Hill

Per Watauga County Communications – “Deputies may be altering traffic on Brown Hill US Hwy 421 N.” 8:27pm – Traffic on 421 in Zionville being diverted either onto old 421 … Read more…

Rain & Storms Today

Clouds have rolled into the High Country this afternoon, with some areas getting light rain already. Brad Panovich, from WCNC TV36, outlines the storm threat. Here’s the National Weather Service … Read more…

Poplar Grove Road closed

A motor vehicle accident has caused a closure of a short section of Poplar Grove Road since very early this morning. At 10am The road was still closed from approximately … Read more…

Road Reports Monday Feb 20

6am- getting some reports of black ice in spots across the county. Main roads appear to be ok for the most part. 7am – By and large roads appear to … Read more…

Snow Reports Sunday afternoon Feb 19

Snow reports via our facebook and twitter pages, and those sent in by email and text Winter Storm Warnings are in pink Winter Weather Advisories in purple. 12:39pm – The … Read more…

Road Conditions Reports Feb 19

Road conditions as reported via facebook, twitter and text into WataugaRoads.com 8:10am – roads across the High Country are just wet from rain overnight. [View the story “105 ” on … Read more…

Snow Reports Sunday Morning Feb 19

At 6am we’ve got rain across the area, no snow reports yet 6:45am- There’s snow showing up on radar now http://wataugaroads.com/weather-forecast/radar/ High Country under a Winter Storm Warning, foothills under … Read more…

Saturday Feb 18 Weather Updates

1:44pm – Clouds are starting to enter the High Country now but just a bit, most of the cloud cover starts near Johnson City, TN now 12:45pm – Clouds have … Read more…