Watches & Warnings Issued For The High Country For Monday Oct 23

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Flood Warning for Watauga, & Ashe until 8:45pm. Tornado Watch for Watauga, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell and Wilkes in the immediate area until 9pm tonight.

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
246 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Central Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…

* Until 845 PM EDT Monday

* At 244 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rainfall about to
move back into the region from the south. Rain gauges have
indicated as much as three to four inches of rain has already
fallen since this morning. Flash flooding is expected to begin
shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Boone…
Sparta…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
and Blowing Rock.

Additional rainfall amounts of two to three inches are possible in
the warned area and much of it will come in a period of less than
two hours.

 

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