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Tropical Storm Michael Brings Over 10 Inches Of Rain To Portions Of The High Country

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Last Updated on October 12, 2018 8:03 pm

The remnants of tropical storm Michael brought over 10 inches of rain to some locations in the High Country.

11.40 inches was recorded at the 4 SSE Sparta weather station, in Alleghany County, according to unofficial 72 hour reports from the National Weather Service Blacksburg office. Also in Alleghany County, the 1 WSW Barrett station recorded 10.73 inches and the Barrett station recorded 10.34 inches.

In Watauga County, the most significant amount reported to NWS was from a station in the Aho community that recorded 9.54 inches. Other notable totals were from a station in Boone with 9.48 inches and the 1 SE Rutherwood station with 9.36 inches.

Below are unofficial 72-hour rainfall totals as reported by National Weather Service Blacksburg VA at 3:39pm Friday October 12, 2018:

Location Amount Time/Date Provider

…North Carolina…

…Watauga County…
Aho 9.54 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
Boone 9.48 in 0730 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
1 SE Rutherwood 9.36 in 0810 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
Seven Devils 8.98 in 0800 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
1 E Seven Devils 8.69 in 0640 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
Boone Precip (tva) 2s 8.39 in 0215 PM 10/12 GOES
Boone 1se 8.17 in 0630 AM 10/12 COOP
1 SW Aho 7.90 in 0637 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
Boone 7.54 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
3 SSE Foscoe 7.49 in 0300 PM 10/12 CWOP
1 WNW Blowing Rock 7.12 in 1100 AM 10/12 IFLOWS
Foscoe 6.95 in 0800 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
1 ESE Boone 6.75 in 0755 AM 10/12 AWOS
Boone 5.98 in 0300 PM 10/12 CWOP
1 NNW Boone 5.86 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
2 SSW Rominger 5.35 in 0300 PM 10/12 CWOP
Valle Crucis 5.19 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
1 E Silverstone 4.43 in 0258 PM 10/12 CWOP
1 ENE Foscoe 4.38 in 0200 PM 10/12 IFLOWS
Watauga River 4.31 in 0230 PM 10/12 GOES
1 NNW Beech Mountain 4.21 in 0301 PM 10/12 CWOP
Reese 3.58 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS

…Alleghany County…
4 SSE Sparta 11.40 in 0730 AM 10/12 SPOTTER
1 WSW Barrett 10.73 in 0215 PM 10/12 HADS
Barrett 10.34 in 0305 PM 10/12 CWOP
Whitehead 8.66 in 0733 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
1 WSW Whitehead 6.11 in 0200 PM 10/12 IFLOWS
2 S Whitehead 5.87 in 0300 PM 10/12 CWOP

…Ashe County…
2 NE Deep Gap 5.65 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
Transou 5.25 in 0715 AM 10/12 COOP
Jefferson 2 E 4.73 in 0640 AM 10/12 COOP
1 SSW Baldwin 4.30 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
1 W Nella 4.29 in 0700 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
2 SW Ashland 4.07 in 0850 AM 10/12 COCORAHS
3 W Scottville 3.72 in 0307 PM 10/12 CWOP
1 W Jefferson 3.61 in 0200 PM 10/12 AFWS
Lansing Rg Dcp 3.54 in 0215 PM 10/12 GOES
2 S Lansing 3.19 in 0308 PM 10/12 CWOP
West Jefferson 2.90 in 0310 PM 10/12 CWOP
1 SW Baldwin 2.52 in 0800 AM 10/12 COCORAHS

 

 

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