Saturday Traffic Updates

4:25pm- from Facebook post “Hwy 321 is bumper to bumper..Lenoir to probably all the way back up to Boone is terrible.” 2:20 – Twitter report … Read more

Afternoon Traffic Tie Up On 105

Today officially kicks off one of, if not, the busiest for traffic coming into the area. Most of the traffic consists of leaf-lookers, and attendees … Read more

Multiple Double Rainbow Pics

We have received several double rainbow pics today. Many more can be found in in the October photo album on the photos page.

Portion Of Rivers Street Closed

Getting report that Rivers St is closed for a couple of days to work under the road. Coming up Faculty St you’ll have to go … Read more

Large Traffic Weekend Expected Contact Info

Reminder to bookmark and save our contact info with the busy weekend of traffic ahead: website-, twitter @wataugaroads, text 828-581-WCRC (9272).

ASU All Clear Given has posted that “All clear (6:26pm Oct. 10, 2011) “The Dale Street and State Farm areas are no longer restricted to traffic or parking. … Read more


Suspicious device – update from Access to the State Farm Parking Lot off Dale Street will be prohibited for the next several hours following … Read more


From “The area around the Physical Plant located on Dale Street near the State Farm Parking Lot has been evacuated following the discovery of … Read more

Traffic Delays 421 & 321

421 is backed up to at least Advanced Auto Parts due to one-lane traffic for road construction. Avoid that area if possible. Also Blowing Rock … Read more

105 wreck – 2:25pm

Wreck reported at or near Vulcan Materials (rock quarry) on highway 105 #hcroads #hctraffic

Rain Moving In

Enjoy the sun today and tomorrow, rain moves in on Tuesday. Here’s the NWS 5 day rainfall forecast map

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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

Strong Storms Possible Today

After a cloudy/foggy start to the day we could be in for more heavy rain later today. The National Weather Service is advising of “THERE … Read more

Saturday Night Sunday Morning Flooding

Heavy rains overnight lead to flooding  in Watauga County and across the High Country. Our facebook and twitter pages received reports of  flooding in many … Read more

New Log Requirements For Teen Drivers

NCDMV has posted on its website two new driving logs that teen drivers will be required to complete under the state’s graduated licensing program beginning … Read more


Welcome to the newest and ONLY resource of its kind for High Country motorist and travelers. This site has been created after the tremendous success … Read more

Oak Street Repaved

via twitter “They finally paved this road(Oak st). The pavement is still hot. @WataugaRoads”