Heavy rain closes roads, causing damage

File image of a wet roadway.

MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) - The Blue Ridge Parkway announced that multiple sections of the parkway were closed Thursday due to heavy rain and wind expected from Zeta.

Below are the closures announced so far:

  • Mt. Mitchell to Folk Art Center, Milepost 355-382
  • NC191 to NC151, Milepost 393.6-405.5
  • US276 to NC215, Milepost 412-423
  • NC215 to US23/74, Milepost 423-443
  • US23/74 to US441, Milepost 443-469

Officials said additional parkway closures are possible as the forecast changes.

Latest forecast: Tropical Storm Warnings in place as Zeta moves in

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