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Flash Flood Warning for Ashe County – Sunday, July 7, 2024

Last Updated on July 7, 2024 6:24 pm


Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
618 PM EDT Sun Jul 7 2024

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

  • Flash Flood Warning for…
    Northwestern Alleghany NC County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 845 PM EDT.
  • At 618 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
    thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between
    2 and 3.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts
    of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding
    is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar and automated gauges.

IMPACT…Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

  • Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
    Jefferson… West Jefferson…
    Lansing… Ashland…
    Mount Jefferson… Wagoner…
    Grassy Creek…

This includes the following streams and drainages…
Big Horse Creek, Crab Fork, Little Helton Creek, Big Laurel Creek,
Beaver Creek, Dog Creek, Little Horse Creek, Grassy Creek, Little
River, Little Phoenix Creek, Hoskin Fork, Helton Creek, Jerd
Branch, Call Creek and Elk Creek.


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.

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