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Flood Warning for Watauga County at 446 am EDT, May 27th 2022

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Last Updated on May 27, 2022 10:45 am

.The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North Carolina… Watauga River near Watauga R. near Sugar Grove affecting Watauga County. .The river is falling and without any substantial rain should stay within its banks.

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1040 AM EDT Fri May 27 2022

…FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED…

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
the Watauga River near Watauga R. near Sugar Grove.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– At 10:30 AM EDT Friday the stage was 5.9 feet and falling.
– Recent Activity…The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 10:30 AM EDT Friday was 7.1 feet.
– Forecast…The river will continue to fall through the day.
– http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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…The National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina… Watauga River near Watauga R. near Sugar Grove affecting Watauga County.

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445 AM EDT Fri May 27 2022

…FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS MORNING TO LATE THIS
AFTERNOON…

  • WHAT…Minor flooding is occurring.
  • WHERE…Watauga River near Watauga R. near Sugar Grove.
  • WHEN…From early this morning to late this afternoon.
  • IMPACTS…At 6.0 feet, Flooding on portions of Watauga River road
    begins.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
  • At 4:30 AM EDT Friday the stage was 6.2 feet.
  • Recent Activity…The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 4:30 AM EDT Friday was 6.2 feet.
  • Forecast…No forecast is available for this location.
  • Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
  • Flood History…This crest compares to a previous crest of
    6.2 feet on 10/30/1970.
  • http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood
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