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Flood Advisory for Watauga, Ashe & Wilkes – Wednesday June 9, 2021

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Last Updated on June 9, 2021 1:32 pm

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Alleghany NC-Wilkes NC-Watauga NC-Ashe NC-City of Galax VA-
Grayson VA-
127 PM EDT Wed Jun 9 2021

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Flood Advisory for…
    Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Northwestern Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Eastern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
    The City of Galax in southwestern Virginia…
    Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…
  • Until 315 PM EDT.
  • At 126 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
    thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Boone…
    Galax…
    Sparta…
    Jefferson…
    West Jefferson…
    Blowing Rock…
    and Independence.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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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