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  • Fall Wildfire Season Is Here; Be Careful When Burning Yard Debris

    Updated: Oct 24, 2014 @ 5:04pm EDT

    The N.C. Forest Service is urging residents to think safety and exercise caution during the fall fire season, which typically … Continue reading

    Virginia Tractor Trailer Accident Causing Backups on I-77 Northbound in Surry County

    Updated: Oct 24, 2014 @ 10:00am EDT

    Motorists traveling on I-77 Northbound into Virginia are advised to seek alternate routes after a tractor trailer accident in Virginia … Continue reading

    Portion of U.S. 321 Business to Close Next Week Near U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock

    Updated: Oct 23, 2014 @ 8:11pm EDT

    A portion of U.S. 321 Business/Main Street/U.S. 221 from the traffic signal near Cliff Dwellers Inn to north of the … Continue reading

    October 2014 Third Weekend Fall Photos

    Updated: Oct 19, 2014 @ 8:26pm EDT

    Here’s a collection of photos from the WataugaRoads.com social media outlets for this week and weekend. Photos will be updated … Continue reading

    Valle Fair & Woolly Worm Festival To Bring Annual Surge Of Traffic This Weekend

    Updated: Oct 17, 2014 @ 11:25am EDT

    Residents and visitors are urged to allow plenty of extra travel time as what is considered by many to be … Continue reading

    NOAA 2014-15 Winter Weather Outlook

    Updated: Oct 17, 2014 @ 11:10am EDT

    Below average temperatures are favored in parts of the south-central and southeastern United States, while above-average temperatures are most likely … Continue reading

    Forest Service Reminds You To Enjoy Fall Foliage in the Mountains

    Updated: Oct 16, 2014 @ 3:17pm EDT

    With leaf-viewing in full swing in western North Carolina, the U.S. Forest Service invites visitors to use the National Forests … Continue reading

    Storm Recap For Tuesday Oct 14, 2014

    Updated: Oct 15, 2014 @ 5:18pm EDT

    Heavy rains and high winds caused a number of power outages and some road closings on Tuesday after storms rolled … Continue reading

    Outage Restoration Nears Completion from Severe Overnight Storm

    Updated: Oct 15, 2014 @ 11:21am EDT

    Blue Ridge Electric linemen are almost finished with power restoration to the final members affected by last evening’s heavy rains … Continue reading

    Tuesday Oct 14 Storm Reports/Updates

    Updated: Oct 14, 2014 @ 10:59pm EDT

    *Updated as information comes in* Flash Flood Warning in effect until 2:15am Wednesday, Tornado Watch in effect until 10pm, Wind … Continue reading

    Wind Advisory & Flood Watch In Effect For Tuesday

    Updated: Oct 14, 2014 @ 2:11pm EDT

    *For updated incoming storm reports throughout the day see this link* THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 548 … Continue reading

    October 2014 Second Weekend Fall Photos

    Updated: Oct 13, 2014 @ 6:37pm EDT

    At roughly the midway point of the fall colors in the High Country here’s some shots captured this past weekend … Continue reading

    Time to Pay More Attention to Deer on the Roadways

    Updated: Oct 13, 2014 @ 2:14pm EDT

    The arrival of the fall season not only means dropping temperatures and leaves, but also an increase in the chances … Continue reading

    Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Utilizes Health Protocols

    Updated: Oct 9, 2014 @ 11:55pm EDT

    *Information provided by Appalachian Regional Healthcare System on Thursday night October 9, 2014* *UPDATE* Appalachian Regional Healthcare System and Appalachian … Continue reading

    Emory Greer Road Back Open After Bridge Project

    Updated: Oct 9, 2014 @ 8:42pm EDT

    Emory Greer Road is fully open after being closed since June 2 for a bridge replacement. The bridge was originally … Continue reading

    105 Construction Work

    Updated: Oct 6, 2014 @ 5:16pm EDT

    The right Northbound Lane of 105 from Faculty St Ext up the 105 Ext will be closed today (Monday Oct … Continue reading

    First Weekend of October 2014 Photos

    Updated: Oct 5, 2014 @ 8:47pm EDT

    Another weekend of amazing photos as captured by an array of talented photographers in the area. Moses Cone Manor on … Continue reading

    Weekend Low Temperatures Still Not A Record Breaker

    Updated: Oct 5, 2014 @ 10:33am EDT

    With temperatures in the lower 30s on Sunday morning they still were not close enough for a record for this … Continue reading

    Saturday Night October Snow Flurries In Watauga & Avery

    Updated: Oct 4, 2014 @ 11:39pm EDT

    The Watauga Roads and Weather social media outlets received several reports of very light snow flurries in the area on … Continue reading

    Forest Service Prescribed Burning Season to Begin

    Updated: Oct 1, 2014 @ 7:08pm EDT

    The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina plans to conduct prescribed burns in the Nantahala and Pisgah National … Continue reading

    One Traffic Shift Pattern Back To Normal & New Alignment For Another On 321

    Updated: Oct 1, 2014 @ 4:15pm EDT

    The temporary traffic shift pattern on 321 near Blowing Rock Fire Department has been removed and a normal pattern is … Continue reading

    Enrollment Breaks The 18,000 Mark At Appalachian State

    Updated: Sep 29, 2014 @ 12:43pm EDT

    The numbers won’t be official until late October, but enrollment at Appalachian State University has exceeded 18,000 for the 2014-15 … Continue reading

    WataugaRoads.com Named A NOAA Weather Ready Nation Ambassador

    Updated: Sep 29, 2014 @ 3:45pm EDT

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has named WataugaRoads.com as a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador for the High Country … Continue reading

    Hardin Park School Celebrates International Walk to School Day

    Updated: Sep 26, 2014 @ 9:20pm EDT

    Hardin Park School will celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 8, 2014 with a Walk and Bike to … Continue reading

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