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Flash Flood Warning for… West central Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina… Until 1145 PM EDT

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Last Updated on November 20, 2019 6:18 pm

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
745 PM EDT Mon Jun 17 2019

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Flash Flood Warning for…
    West central Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 1145 PM EDT
  • At 743 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
    heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have
    already fallen between Beech Mountain and Rominger. Flash flooding
    is expected to begin shortly especially near Laurel Creek.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Boone…
    Beech Mountain…
    Sugar Grove…
    Beech Mountain In Avery County…
    and Rominger.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

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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