**Grandfather Vineyard 

& Winery** 

Summer- Monday - Sat. 12-6pm

Sunday 1-5pm

Winter- Mon., Wed. - Sat. 12-6pm

Sunday 1-5pm (closed Tuesday)

  Live music during Summer

Come enjoy a glass of our award

winning wine while you relax by

the Watauga river!

The Incredible

Toy Company


Inspiring Toys and 

Unbeatable Service


Where imaginations grow


3411 Hwy 321S 

Between Boone

& Blowing Rock




to visit our website



Blue Ridge Traveler

 Lake James, Linville Falls,

Marion, Little Switzerland,

and Old Fort, NC


Relax, Explore, & Connect

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Fun Finds and Freebies


Blue Bear

Music Festival

Sept. 5-7, 2019, Todd NC


Acoustic Syndicate, Trongone,

The Reckoning, The Tan & Sober

Gentlemen, Tim Carter Band, 

DownTown Abby & the Echoes,

Dr. Bacon, Melissa Reaves,

Turpentine Shine,

Ross Sermons, Lost Ridge,

Handlebar Betty, Mason Jar

Confessions, Roscoe Rose & more


• Tethered hot air balloon rides

• Family Friendly


 Tickets/Camping Call



Click here

for complete details

5 Reasons to Bring Your

Business to Watauga County


1. Location-Location-Location!

2.  Education Focus

3. Culture of Entrepreneurship

& Creativity

4. Outstanding Quality of Life

5. Hub of Northwestern NC


Watauga County Office of

Economic Development 

Above and Beyond

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 Regional Roundup for August 24, 2019

StationTempHighLowWind SpeedWind GustPrecpLast Update
Asheville72.1 °F74.3 °F69.3 °FSE @ 3 mph11 mph0.00 in2:52 pm
Asheville Airport71.1 °F73.4 °F69.1 °FSSE @ 12 mph12 mph0.08 in2:00 pm
Asheville UNCA75.3 °F77.8 °F69.2 °FNE @ 2 mph13 mph0.01 in2:53 pm
Black Mountain Not Reporting
Weaverville78.1 °F80 °F68.6 °FSSE @ 3 mph9 mph0.65 in2:50 pm
Jefferson59 °F68.4 °F58.4 °FSSE @ 0 mph3 mph1.21 in2:54 pm
Laurel Ridge Not Reporting
Phillips Gap57.4 °F68.1 °F56.2 °FENE @ 1 mph2 mph1.14 in2:48 pm
Warrensville60.4 °F66.9 °F59 °FSE @ 0 mph3 mph0.21 in2:55 pm
West Jefferson58.5 °F68 °F57.9 °FSSE @ 0 mph1 mph0.84 in2:49 pm
Banner Elk62 °F65.3 °F59.9 °FE @ 0 mph0 mph0.03 in2:48 pm
Beech Mountain60.4 °F66.2 °F56.1 °FN @ 0 mph1 mph0.00 in2:52 pm
Crossnore57.5 °F66.6 °F57.3 °FN @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in2:54 pm
Elk River East64.2 °F70.8 °F61.3 °FESE @ 0 mph8 mph0.00 in2:52 pm
Elk River West64.6 °F66.6 °F62.1 °FENE @ 2 mph12 mph0.00 in2:54 pm
Linville59.2 °F66.1 °F58.4 °FWNW @ 0 mph0 mph0.08 in2:54 pm
Linville Land Harbor Not Reporting
Linville Ridge57.9 °F65 °F56.6 °FENE @ 5 mph8 mph0.65 in2:47 pm
Newland58.3 °F64.8 °F58 °FNE @ 0 mph0 mph0.50 in2:46 pm
Seven Devils57.5 °F65.3 °F57.3 °FSE @ 5 mph7 mph0.56 in2:50 pm
Sugar Mountain59.6 °F64.6 °F57.6 °FE @ 4 mph8 mph0.77 in2:54 pm
Sugar Mountain Top56.9 °F62.7 °F55.1 °FSSW @ 4 mph6 mph0.48 in2:46 pm
Aho-Sorrento55.4 °F65.6 °F53.8 °FNNE @ 2 mph2 mph1.43 in2:51 pm
Appalachian Ski Mtn56.5 °F65.5 °F54.8 °FENE @ 2 mph10 mph1.02 in2:50 pm
Blackberry60.9 °F68.4 °F58.9 °FS @ 0 mph3 mph0.47 in2:52 pm
Boone56.7 °F67.6 °F55.9 °FSE @ 4 mph12 mph0.96 in2:49 pm
Deep Gap Not Reporting
Grandfather Vyd60.5 °F65.8 °F59.5 °FNNW @ 2 mph3 mph0.66 in2:42 pm
Powder Horn Mountain62.4 °F71.5 °F59.8 °FN @ 0 mph0 mph2.07 in2:53 pm
Seven Devils57.4 °F65.3 °F57.3 °FSE @ 0 mph7 mph0.56 in2:52 pm
Sky Valley54.8 °F65.1 °F53.9 °FESE @ 2 mph7 mph0.49 in2:53 pm
Snake Mountain Not Reporting
The Blowing Rock56.9 °F67.1 °F54.9 °FSE @ 0 mph9 mph0.47 in2:52 pm
Valle Crucis63.2 °F73.5 °F62.4 °FSE @ 0 mph6 mph0.01 in2:37 pm
Watauga High57.6 °F66.5 °F56.5 °FW @ 0 mph0 mph0.70 in2:54 pm
Zionville63.2 °F65.6 °F60.2 °FESE @ 3 mph13 mph0.00 in2:42 pm
Burnsville (Hawk Branch)66.5 °F71.3 °F66 °FW @ 1 mph9 mph0.13 in2:47 pm
Galax62.5 °F70.3 °F58.6 °FNE @ 2 mph7 mph0.86 in2:54 pm
Independence61.2 °F68.9 °F58.7 °FNNW @ 3 mph3 mph0.00 in2:51 pm
Twin Co. Airport60.3 °F67.6 °F56.5 °FNE @ 5 mph5 mph0.59 in2:40 pm
Floydfest55.9 °F65.4 °F52.3 °FESE @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in2:46 pm
Galax62.6 °F70.3 °F58.6 °FENE @ 4 mph5 mph0.86 in2:47 pm
Independence60.9 °F68.9 °F58.7 °FSE @ 0 mph1 mph0.00 in2:32 pm
Whitetop Not Reporting
Asheville Airport71.1 °F73.4 °F69.1 °FSSE @ 12 mph12 mph0.08 in2:00 pm
Hendersonville64.7 °F70.3 °F64.6 °FSE @ 5 mph13 mph0.00 in2:54 pm
Hickory65.5 °F70.8 °F61.8 °FNNE @ 7 mph12 mph0.47 in2:52 pm
Hickory Airport66 °F71.6 °F62.1 °FNE @ 14 mph21 mph0.43 in1:55 pm
Blackberry60.6 °F68.4 °F58.9 °FSE @ 1 mph1 mph0.47 in2:46 pm
Lenoir66.4 °F71.8 °F62.6 °FNNE @ 0 mph6 mph0.00 in2:52 pm
Morganton-Lenoir Airport64 °F68.2 °F57.7 °FNNE @ 8 mph8 mph0.09 in2:40 pm
Old Fort68.4 °F74.2 °F65.9 °FESE @ 0 mph1 mph0.04 in2:53 pm
Bakersville69.4 °F74.7 °F65.4 °FNE @ 0 mph0 mph0.00 in2:48 pm
Spruce Pine63.2 °F69.4 °F62.4 °FSSE @ 1 mph7 mph0.00 in2:43 pm
Morganton64.8 °F71.9 °F64 °FNE @ 0 mph0 mph0.02 in2:50 pm
Morganton-Lenoir Airport64 °F68.2 °F57.7 °FNNE @ 8 mph8 mph0.09 in2:40 pm
Laurel Ridge Not Reporting
Roaring Gap55.8 °F68.8 °F54.2 °FS @ 0 mph0 mph2.23 in2:48 pm
Sparta60.1 °F69.4 °F57.2 °FS @ 4 mph8 mph3.23 in2:49 pm
North Surry63.9 °F73.2 °F61 °FN @ 0 mph3 mph0.01 in2:30 pm
Surry Co. Airport64.8 °F73.6 °F62.2 °FENE @ 9 mph18 mph0.00 in2:40 pm
Waynesville77.8 °F81.1 °F63.6 °FW @ 0 mph3 mph0.01 in2:52 pm
Laurel Ridge Not Reporting
North Wilkesboro Not Reporting
Phillips Gap57.3 °F68.1 °F56.2 °FENE @ 1 mph2 mph1.15 in2:46 pm
Roaring River Not Reporting
Wilkes Airport64.4 °F71.6 °F60.8 °FNE @ 7 mph7 mph0.02 in2:40 pm
Wolf Laurel61.8 °F70.6 °F61 °FNNW @ 0 mph7 mph0.00 in2:54 pm
Wytheville Not Reporting