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  • Grandfather Mountain Sets Five Temperature Records In February

    Updated: Mar 4, 2015 @ 1:08pm EST

    Winter finally arrived at Grandfather Mountain in February, bringing with it five new daily temperature records, the first substantial snow … Continue reading

    February 2015 Weather Recap – February 2015 Coldest Since 1980, Second Coldest Since 1929

    Updated: Mar 2, 2015 @ 6:17pm EST

    February 2015 became the coldest February in Boone for the modern era, and the second coldest February on record since … Continue reading

    High Country Crime Stoppers Seeks Help With Bubbles Car Wash Theft

    Updated: Mar 2, 2015 @ 4:12pm EST

    High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On Saturday, February 28, … Continue reading

    High Country Crime Stoppers Seeks Help With Horn In The West Vandalism

    Updated: Mar 3, 2015 @ 1:01pm EST

    ***UPDATE Tuesday March 3, 2015*** On Saturday, February 28, 2015, the Boone Police Department received a report of a breaking … Continue reading

    Portion Of 321 Closed Briefly For Continued Scottish Inn Demolition

    Updated: Mar 2, 2015 @ 5:33pm EST

    A portion of highway 321/Blowing Rock Road was shut down for a brief period of time to allow construction crews … Continue reading

    Winter Weather Shortens Spring Break for Watauga County Schools

    Updated: Mar 2, 2015 @ 12:01pm EST

    Extending the school year by 11 days, school on a Saturday, and the conversion of a teacher workday to a … Continue reading

    March 2-6, 2015 Traffic Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Mar 4, 2015 @ 7:48am EST

    Monday March 2 No construction ops scheduled on 321 in Blowing Rock today due to weather & wet ground conditions. … Continue reading

    Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain Possible Sunday March 1, 2015

    Updated: Mar 1, 2015 @ 10:52am EST

    *UPDATE – Winter Weather Advisory is CANCELED as of 10:35am Sunday March 1.* The National Weather Service has issued a … Continue reading

    Snowfall Data For February 22-27 2015, Two New Snowfall Records

    Updated: Feb 27, 2015 @ 4:32pm EST

    After a relative quiet first half of winter, February has made up for the lack of snowfall initially. Below are … Continue reading

    Snow Time Lapse In Boone Feb 25/26, 2015

    Updated: Feb 26, 2015 @ 2:04pm EST

    Snow moving into downtown Boone on Wednesday February 25. Video courtesy of ResortCams.com. Check out the time lapse from February … Continue reading

    Thursday February 26, 2015 Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Feb 26, 2015 @ 2:14pm EST

    6am – overnight snowfall has left roads across the area covered this morning. At 3 am the 911 call center … Continue reading

    Blue Ridge Electric Ready to Respond if Severe Weather Causes Outages

    Updated: Feb 25, 2015 @ 3:53pm EST

    Winter storm warnings calling for three to eight inches of snow tonight across the service area of Blue Ridge Electric … Continue reading

    Governor Declares State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Storm

    Updated: Feb 25, 2015 @ 3:41pm EST

    Governor Pat McCrory activated the State Emergency Response Team for the second time in two weeks to respond to a … Continue reading

    Snow Time Lapse In Boone Feb 23/24, 2015

    Updated: Feb 24, 2015 @ 2:40pm EST

    Snow moving into downtown Boone on Monday February 23. Video courtesy of ResortCams.com. Check out the time lapse from February … Continue reading

    Tuesday February 24, 2015 Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Feb 24, 2015 @ 5:04pm EST

    5:45am – Roads across the county are snow covered and slick per incoming reports. Many areas reporting snowfall between two … Continue reading

    Sights & Sounds of Winter Weekend Feb 20-22, 2015

    Updated: Feb 23, 2015 @ 3:43pm EST

    Below is a small collection of the photos and videos sent into or found across the WataugaRoads.com social media outlets. … Continue reading

    February 19 & 20, 2015 Sets Temperature Records For Boone & Countywide

    Updated: Feb 21, 2015 @ 3:53pm EST

    For a week that brings back memories of January 2014 type temperatures and records, two new temperature milestones were recorded this week. … Continue reading

    Another Shot Of Winter Weather This Weekend, Winter Storm Warning In Effect

    Updated: Feb 20, 2015 @ 4:03pm EST

    Following a week of temperatures below zero, and wind chills in the minus 30 degree range, the High Country once … Continue reading

    Demand for Electricity Hits an All Time Peak

    Updated: Feb 20, 2015 @ 3:20pm EST

    Historic low temperatures caused members of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation to set a peak high record for electricity demand … Continue reading

    Snow Time Lapse In Boone Feb 18/19, 2015

    Updated: Feb 19, 2015 @ 2:06pm EST

    Snow moving into downtown Boone on Wednesday February 18. Video courtesy of ResortCams.com. Check out the time lapse from February … Continue reading

    Thursday February 19, 2015 Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Feb 19, 2015 @ 1:41pm EST

    Junaluska Rd. Is completely covered @WataugaRoads pic.twitter.com/Z5wK0I2sDj — Erica Phelps (@ericacphelps) February 19, 2015 RT @WCNCDanY: Kidd Brewer Stadium. Snow … Continue reading

    Blue Ridge Electric Asks Members to Conserve Through Friday

    Updated: Feb 18, 2015 @ 3:41pm EST

    The predicted arctic blast with historic low temperatures is leading Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation to ask members to voluntarily … Continue reading

    Conditions Improving Statewide, But Temperatures/Ice Still Pose Danger

    Updated: Feb 18, 2015 @ 1:03pm EST

    While the threat of a major snow and ice storm may have passed, State Emergency Response Team officials say they … Continue reading

    Wednesday February 18, 2015 Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Feb 18, 2015 @ 5:20pm EST

    5:18pm – receiving more reports of main roads snow covered or becoming snow covered. Due to the extreme cold and … Continue reading

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