Last Updated on December 8, 2013 8:10 am
8:10am – no reported problems with roads yet, Boone has dropped to 29 degrees
8:30am from Watauga Communications "Starting to hear cracking of trees now from ice loading. Temp down to 28. Not a good time to be out driving unless you need to be."
8:47am – getting reports of ice in Blowing Rock & Boone, none in Valle Crucis. Still no reported road issues yet. Use caution on porches, sidewalks etc.
Boone has dropped to 28 degrees at 9:15am, ice on trees, porches etc. No reported road issues
Webcams showing the fog in Boone this morning – http://wataugaroads.com/cams/
12noon – roads continue to be mainly wet, with no reported travel issues except fog. Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through the afternoon.
12:40pm – Power lines down on Isenhouer Rd in Zionville Fire en route. Tree involved.
Temps are forecast to rise to the mid 30s tonight then into the lower 40s overnight, with winds gusts up to 25mph per NWS. Boone is up 2 degrees to 30 between 6:35pm -6:55pm
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