Text Traffic Reports In

With the addition of the website to the family of the Watauga Roads Network (Facebook Page, Twitter Feed) you now have the ability to text in your traffic reports to … Read more

Leaf Colors

We’re in the time frame now for the peak of leaf colors. Here are some pictures this week via Mandi McClure and her blog Southern Gnome. Click on the pictures … Read more

Earliest Snow On Record

The National Weather Service is now saying last weekend’s snow (Oct 1) is now the earliest measurable snow in the state’s history. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC … Read more

RIP Steve Jobs

So why would a website devoted to road and weather conditions in the rural mountains of North Carolina post about the death of a leading technology visionary? Without Steve Jobs … Read more

Leaf Changing Reports

We are in the last few weeks of the fall colors. The colors appear to be a bit off this year, most locals agree it is due to lack of … Read more

Weekend Snow Record?

With the first snowfall over the weekend there have been some questions regarding the earliest snowfall record. Keep in mind that the Blacksburg office of NWS only covers Watauga County … Read more

Highway 194 Update

Here is the latest update from an official with NCDOT on both highway projects involving 194 from Valle Crucis to Banner Elk and Valle Crucis to Vilas. 194 from Valle … Read more

Report of Car Flip On 421

Getting a Facebook report of “Report of “a car flipped upside down in the middle if the road between dump site & Valley Grocery in Zionville/Vilas area. Not sure what … Read more

More Weekend Pictures

We’re getting more pictures from this weekends snow. Click on a picture for a larger view. All the pictures we have received this weekend are on the photo page in … Read more

More Snow Pictures

We are getting more pictures of the snow from today. A link to all the pictures we have received is available at the bottom of the last pic. You can … Read more

Traffic Backup Near Tynecastle on 105

Reports of “Tractor trailer problems at the tynecastle intersection backing up traffic” and “Going towards linville in avery county on 105, tractor/ trailer hung up blocking two lanes”

Snow Pictures

Here are some of the snow pictures we have received via facebook and twitter. Feel free to upload your pics here on the site via the photo page!

Wind, Cold, Snow Reports

Updated reports of snow,wind,rain from the Facebook and twitter feeds. 11:22am Saturday- If you have seen the facebook page then you are well aware of how fast the snow and … Read more

Winds Picking Up, Bundle Up

As the afternoon wore on we have felt a real pick up in the winds. Check out these two graphics from the National Weather Service Blacksburg Office from 8am to … Read more

194 Road Work

Delays again today on 194 in Valle Crucis due to road work. We have been told that work on that road has to be done by Oct 15 for this … Read more

From Summer To Winter?

Looks like we are in store for the first real shot of cold air this weekend. Starting today the winds are expected to pick up with gusts as high as … Read more

Rich Mountain Road possibly closed

Update 8:40- Most but not all rescue personnel are clear of Rich Mtn Road accident #hcroads #hctraffic Major delays across Rich Mountain Road, rollover accident reported near Cedar Cove Lane … Read more

Thursday Traffic Delays

Expect delays at the entrance to 194 across from Valle Crucis School due to road work and traffic down a lane and backed up due to construction at the intersection … Read more

New Traffic Pattern

New traffic pattern on Rivers Street, no longer 4 lane on the upper end near Southern States

321 work

DOT working on 321 northbound lane at Staples. Merge left

Horn Ave Closed This Week

On Monday morning Horn Ave (leading to Horn In The West from 105ext) was closed due to construction work. A town officials tell us that it will be closed for … Read more