Last Updated on November 28, 2011 6:35 pm
Here's the rain/flood reports coming in via facebook, twitter, text and emails.
As of 9:35pm the reports coming in have slowed down a lot. Any more information that we get will be passed along.
Facebook report 9:06pm – Watauga River out of it's banks near Sugar Grove
Facebook report 9:06pm – Lights out in BannerElk up in norwood hollow!
UPDATE FROM EARLIER POST – “via police scanner 7:23pm – tractor trailer and another trailer blocking the 3200 block of Bamboo Road” per scanner traffic that part of the road is now back open – 9:03pm
via twitter @iembot_rnk 8:52pm – “#RNK 5 Nne Blowing Rock [Watauga Co, NC] trained spotter reports FLASH FLOOD at 08:14 PM EST”
via twitter @iembot_rnk “#RNK 4 Ene Beech Mountain [Watauga Co, NC] mesonet reports FLASH FLOOD at 07:05 PM EST ”
via twitter MarcWhiteNC 8:18pm “@WataugaRoads New update, water at high levels on Deerfield Rd by Moose Lodge. Mostly on Golf course side of road”
via facebook 8:39pm – “195 S between Broadstone and Clark's Creek. Looks like a bit of a landslide happened. Road isn't blocked (yet), but take care through there.”
via twitter #RNK 3 Nne Deep Gap [Ashe Co, NC] 911 call center reports NON-TSTM WND DMG at 06:04 PM EST
Scanner report around 8:15pm- Deerfield between Blairmont and State Farm Road is closed due to flooding
Scanner report that one lane is under water at the Moose Lodge on Deerfield Road now – 8pm
UPDATE 8pm – traffic starting to move again in this area. via twitter “Wreck just happened at intersection of rivers st. and 321. Emergency vehicles just arrived on scene. Be careful our there!” 7:45pm
Per scanner and fb reports Bamboo Road in front of the airport is closed due to flooding – 7:38pm
via police scanner 7:23pm – Dewitt Barnett bridge in Valle Crucis is under water
Boone Mall parking lot picture via numb3rnine on twitter [lg_image folder=”November 2011/” image=”Boone Mall Parking lot.jpg” caption=”Flooding at Boone Mall, November 28, 2011. Photo by https://twitter.com/numb3rnine” align=”left” display=”image”]
via police scanner 7:23pm – tractor trailer and another trailer blocking the 3200 block of Bamboo Road
via police scanner 7:10pm – water is at the bottom of the bridge at the Moose Lodge just past the hospital, the road is still open for now.
via facebook “Winklers Creek rd at the bottom is flooded on the left side if you are heading up toward Russ Cornet rd. It is deep! Be careful, lot of pockets of standing water as you go up.” – 6:20pm
via twitter “@WataugaRoads tractor trailer blocking Bamboo near Deerfield.” around 6pm
Via text message “Really bad wreck on the 2 lanes toward Boone near shoppers on the parkway. Police and ambulance blocking both lanes but traffic is passable. It's in the curve ” around 5:30pm
The intersection of 321 and 105 Extension is flooded in the turn lane for right turn from 321 to 105 around 5:30pm
Report that Kraut Creek in Boone out of its banks around 5:15pm
Boone Mall parking lot reported flooded around 5:22pm
report that Raley Parking lot on the ASU campus is flooded around 5pm
–Email from ASU Emergency at 5:12
“Flash Flood Warning- University officials are asking anyone parked in the Raley
Lot to move your vehicle to higher ground if you can safety do so. The National Weather Service is predicting rainfall totals as high as 4 inches for our area.
The creek that runs under the Raley Lot is already overflowing and is only
expected to get worse. Several vehicles have already flooded in the Raley
parking lot area.
AppalCart buses will not be able to enter the Raley Lot and will be picking up and dropping off riders on Rivers Street at the Raley Lot entrance.
Please use extreme caution when relocating your vehicle to higher ground. Do not drive through moving water.
Visit emergency.appstate.edu for more information as it becomes available.
The University is under guarded conditions.”
Video captured around 4:25pm on Blowing Rock Road
Report of a wreck at the intersection of 321 & Payne Branch. One lane traffic in each direction – around 2:30pm