Watauga Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 5:40 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The flood advisory remains in effect until 730 PM EDT for
western Alleghany... central Watauga and southeastern Ashe counties in
northwestern North Carolina...

At 540 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boone...
Sparta...
Jefferson...
West Jefferson...
and Laurel Springs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service
by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports and
pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3625 8175 3655 8123 3648 8108 3636 8129
      3637 8132 3637 8136 3632 8137 3617 8164


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 5:40 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The flood advisory remains in effect until 730 PM EDT for
western Alleghany... central Watauga and southeastern Ashe counties in
northwestern North Carolina...

At 540 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Boone...
Sparta...
Jefferson...
West Jefferson...
and Laurel Springs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of flooding,
including mudslides or flooded roads, to the National Weather Service
by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports and
pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3625 8175 3655 8123 3648 8108 3636 8129
      3637 8132 3637 8136 3632 8137 3617 8164


Jr