Headwaters Dam in Ashe County in danger of breaching, evacuations ordered
ASHE COUNTY, N.C. – Headwaters Dam in Ashe County is in danger of a breach and people who live downstream from it have been ordered to evacuate.
WJZY reported that residents in the Three Top Road area of Creston near the dam are under a mandatory evacuation.
Other people who live near the rivers in Ashe County are under a voluntary evacuation.
Severe flooding has been reported throughout North Carolina as rainfall from Florence continues to pour.