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Flood Watch

A Flood Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Watauga County from 8 am Monday, April 23 until 4 pm Tuesday, April 24. This includes Appalachian State University. A prolonged period of moderate to occasionally heavy rain may result in small streams and creeks flooding. Be alert for rising water in flood prone areas. Have a plan to quickly evacuate should flooding occur. In addition to the flood watch, a wind advisory is also in effect from 12 am Monday, April 23 until 12 am Tuesday, April 24. Wind gusts up to 50 mph possible.

Posted at 6:27pm on April 22, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

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Eclipse day

Welcome from Dean Neva J. Specht

During elementary school, I remember going on a field trip to the local community college. My class piled into a bus and excitedly chattered about the solar eclipse we were going to see. Read more . . .

Live Streaming

The eclipse will be live streamed here.  
Visit to watch the recording after the event!

External Links


Great American Eclipse

How to Watch a Solar Eclipse 

How to watch the solar eclipse if you don't have special glasses

Plan Ahead and Safety

Proper Use and Safety Precautions:
Solar viewing glasses 

News and Photos

Eclipse Video Shoot Behind the Scenes 23_AppstateCAS

Charlotte Morning News

Educational Videos

Faculty and Student Participants

Solar Eclipse Participants