Flooding causing road blockage, power outages. school closings - WSPA.com

Flooding causing road blockage, power outages, school closings

Posted: Updated:
Flood waters in Avery County, NC near Elk River Falls (Source Christina Thomas) Flood waters in Avery County, NC near Elk River Falls (Source Christina Thomas)
Viewer submitted photo of flood waters on Little Germany Road and A.J. Willis Road in Erwin, TN (Source: Facebook) Viewer submitted photo of flood waters on Little Germany Road and A.J. Willis Road in Erwin, TN (Source: Facebook)
AVERY COUNTY, NC (WJHL) -

There is heavy flooding in Avery County, North Carolina causing road closures and power outages. 

The Avery County, North Carolina Sheriff's Department says that NC 184 in Banner Elk is closed from Dobbins Road to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. 

Also, Green Road, Powder Mill Road, Millen Hill Road, and Maltba Road.

Evacuations were made earlier this morning at Land Harbour and Buck Hill Campground where heavy flooding was reported and two power line polls fell down in the area. 

Do you have any weather photos you'd like to send to the newsroom. Just send them to pix@wjhl.com


 

Additional links: 

Copyright 2013 WJHL. All rights reserved. 

 

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:16:05 GMT
    The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
  • Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:55:50 GMT
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
  • MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:08:11 GMT

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.