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Saturday February 2 Conditions/Reports

Last Updated on February 12, 2022 6:35 pm

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. He predicts an early spring.

7:35am – use CAUTION between Aho Road and Tweetsie on 321. Large area of run off water has turned to black ice

Winter Weather Advisory from 10am today – 7pm Sunday. 2-4 inches for most spots.

9:25am – Report that the incline in the area of Valley Blvd / Main St between Food Lion and Shoppes on Parkway slick.

DOT reporting they will be out in force starting at approx 10:00 am. per Watauga Communications

10:15am 6 car accident in stretch between Daniel Boone BP and Aho Rd area on US Hwy 321 S. Please use caution in that area

11:12am – possible delays on State Farm Road near the red light at 105 ext due to a wreck

12:40pm – starting to get some snow flurries in the area

2:10pm – snow picking up a little more now, from flurries to moderate

1pm view of part of Valle Crucis. Photo:Daniel Martin

Feb2_Valle Crucis_Daniel Martin


3:17pm – no weather related travel issues currently

6:15pm – getting a few reports of snow covered roads. Gravel roads are totally snow covered

6:50pm – reports coming into the social media outlets

“from Mabel, NC to Mountain City, TN and around Watauga Lake, the roads are really bad!!!!”

“194 N is covered in areas. Big Hill Road completely covered.”

“105 snow covered from rock crusher to Foscoe.”

7pm – if you are traveling tonight plan on your route being snow covered. Secondary roads are covered per reports coming in

7:30pm – “Hwy 105 from 321 towards 221 is covered”  and “421 from Ashe to boone is bad” per fb report

roads in Boone reported snow covered – 7:33pm

Silver Alert issued for woman possibly traveling to  Blowing Rock from Jacksonville NC

Snow covered roads will continue to impact travel tonight and overnight. Plan accordingly

Almost 4 inches at this home in Valle Crucis at 9:15pm


Slick conditions all across the area, travel not advised until tomorrow if possible

Sent in from the Bethel area with the quote "I see your orange ruler and raise you 1 paper towl ruler at a little over 4in" – 9:25pm


Sent in from Boone – 10pm



Zionville 5inches. Photo:Heather Bower

zionville 5inches_Heather Bowers


Near Todd, NC. 3 inches. Photo:Catherine Altice

Near Todd 3 inches_Catherine Altice


10:30pm – roads continue to be snow covered and slick across the area. Use caution traveling if you have to be out. Ending real time reports for tonight.

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