Saturday Nov 1, 2014 Conditions/Reports

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*Updated throughout the day*

Timelapse of King Street from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon courtesy of ResortCams.com

1259 PM EDT SAT NOV 01 2014

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 13
HOURS FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION. APPRECIATION
IS EXTENDED TO THOSE WHO PROVIDED REPORTS. THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO
AVAILABLE ON OUR HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/BLACKSBURG

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS                   
                     SNOWFALL           OF 
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

NORTH CAROLINA

...ALLEGHANY COUNTY...
   LAUREL SPRINGS         5.9  1256 PM 11/01  PUBLIC                  
   4 SSW SPARTA           3.8   805 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   SPARTA                 3.7  1030 AM 11/01  TRAINED SPOTTER         
   ENNICE                 2.0   717 AM 11/01  PUBLIC                  

...ASHE COUNTY...
   1 ESE WEST JEFFERSON   5.3   908 AM 11/01  PUBLIC                  
   FLEETWOOD              4.5   845 AM 11/01  VIA FB                  
   6 NW LANSING           3.5   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   3 ESE JEFFERSON        3.0  1100 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   3 SW CRESTON           2.5   800 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   3 SSW GRASSY CREEK     2.0   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                

...WATAUGA COUNTY...
   ZIONVILLE              5.0  1100 AM 11/01  PUBLIC                  
   1 WNW DEEP GAP         5.0  1030 AM 11/01  POST OFFICE             
   VALLE CRUCIS           4.0   955 AM 11/01  ELEVATION EST 2650 FEET 
   2 N SILVERSTONE        4.0  1035 AM 11/01  POST OFFICE             
   3 N BETHEL             3.6   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   1 NE PEORIA            3.5  1015 AM 11/01  3 TO 4 INCHES           
   3 ENE BLOWING ROCK     3.0   730 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   3 W BLOWING ROCK       3.0  1005 AM 11/01  VIA FB                  
   BOONE                  2.5   430 AM 11/01  LAW ENFORCEMENT         
   4 NE BLOWING ROCK      2.5   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   1 SW SUGAR GROVE       2.0  1035 AM 11/01  POST OFFICE             
   1 WSW FOSCOE           1.1   650 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   5 E BOONE              0.7   830 AM 11/01  COCORAHS 


10:10am - 105 in Banner Elk at Tynecastle. Photo: Sean Ulmer

Photo Nov 01, 10 08 27 AM

10:00am – accident reports via scanner have tapered off in the last half hour. Main roads are passable and appear to be in good shape according to the webcams and incoming reports at this time. Motorist could still find snow covered areas as winds pick up and snow continues to fall.

9:52am – Starting to see some power outages in Watauga already, count up to 73.

 

Snowfall total from the National Weather Service as of 9:32am.

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 10 HOURS 
FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION. APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO THOSE 
WHO PROVIDED REPORTS. 
THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/BLACKSBURG

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS                   
                     SNOWFALL           OF 
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

NORTH CAROLINA

...ALLEGHANY COUNTY...
   4 SSW SPARTA           3.8   805 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   ENNICE                 2.0   717 AM 11/01  PUBLIC                  
   SPARTA                 2.0   708 AM 11/01  LAW ENFORCEMENT         

...ASHE COUNTY...
   1 ESE WEST JEFFERSON   5.3   908 AM 11/01  PUBLIC                  
   FLEETWOOD              4.5   845 AM 11/01  VIA FB                  
   3 SW CRESTON           2.5   800 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   3 SSW GRASSY CREEK     2.0   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                

...WATAUGA COUNTY...
   3 N BETHEL             3.6   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   3 ENE BLOWING ROCK     3.0   730 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   VALLE CRUCIS           2.8   651 AM 11/01  VIA TWITTER             
   4 NE BLOWING ROCK      2.5   700 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   BOONE                  2.5   430 AM 11/01  LAW ENFORCEMENT         
   1 WSW FOSCOE           1.1   650 AM 11/01  COCORAHS                
   5 E BOONE              0.7   830 AM 11/01  COCORAHS   

9:12am – scanner getting more active with accident calls. Allow plenty of extra travel time this morning if you have to be out.

8:24am – still getting reports of many snow covered roads all across the county. No major accidents reported via scanner, but Sheriff Deputies have been attending to several cars off to the sides of roads in the county.

A look at Kidd Brewer Stadium early Saturday morning.

7:35am – the view in downtown Boone & 105 in Foscoe from the live camera page Watauga Roads Screen Shot141 Watauga Roads Screen Shot143

7:25pm – Boone Police officer also says that some streets in Boone have become snow covered – via scanner

7:19am – Sheriff’s deputy reports that Rock Crusher Hill (105) has gotten really bad. Several cars on the sides of the road in that area – via scanner

5:36am – No reported travel issues at this time. Roads are just wet.


Snowfall forecast map from NWS NWS map Radar loop in the 5am hour shows the snow moving back in from the northeast

 

And so it begins. #AppState A photo posted by Eric Cheek (@ericcheek1012) on

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