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Flash Flood Warning for Watauga County until 9:15pm – Sunday July 19, 2020

Last Updated on July 19, 2020 6:24 pm

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
616 PM EDT Sun Jul 19 2020

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Flash Flood Warning for…
    Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 915 PM EDT.
  • At 615 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated gauges indicated
    thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to
    two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing
    or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar and automated gauges.

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

  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Blowing Rock…
    Beech Mountain…
    Sugar Grove…
    Deep Gap…
    and Todd.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area over the next hour.


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

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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