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Flood Watch for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Wilkes County, NC – Thursday October 7, 2021

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Last Updated on October 7, 2021 3:08 pm

The Flood Watch is cancelled as of 3:03pm per NWS.


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Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Wilkes-
Including the cities of Wilkesboro, West Jefferson, Boone, and Sparta
1022 AM EDT Thu Oct 7 2021

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

  • Flood Watch for a portion of northwest North Carolina, including
    the following areas, Alleghany NC, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes.
  • Until 8 PM EDT this evening.
  • Periods of showers, with possibly a few thunderstorms, will occur
    through this afternoon. The rain may be heavy at times.
  • Creeks and streams may rise and flood, overflowing a few roads.
    Some urban flooding may also occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

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