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Flood Advisory for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC – Wednesday Sept 1, 2021

Last Updated on September 1, 2021 4:51 am

Ashe NC-Watauga NC-
435 AM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

  • Flood Advisory for…
    Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 745 AM EDT.
  • At 435 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
    thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
    shortly in the advisory area. Up to 2 inches of rain have fallen.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Boone… Jefferson…
    West Jefferson… Blowing Rock…
    Beech Mountain… Lansing…

This includes the following streams and drainages…
Big Laurel Creek, Brushy Fork, Big Horse Creek, Beaverdam Creek,
Call Creek, Cove Creek, Beech Creek and Beaver Creek.


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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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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