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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 12:40 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:30AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Macon County in western North Carolina... Transylvania County in western North Carolina... Northwestern Henderson County in western North Carolina... Jackson County in western North Carolina... Southern Haywood County in western North Carolina... Southwestern Buncombe County in western North Carolina...

* Until 130 AM EDT.

* At 1238 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles south of Bryson City, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include... Brevard, Franklin, Sylva, Waynesville, Cullowhee, Etowah, Lake Junaluska, Clyde, Highlands and Maggie Valley.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HAYWOOD, NC ... MACON, NC ... TRANSYLVANIA, NC ... HENDERSON, NC ... BUNCOMBE, NC ... JACKSON, NC

Instructions:

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. This storm is also producing extremely heavy rainfall. Flooding of drainage ditches and low lying areas may occur. Small streams will rise rapidly. Do not drive through areas where water is flowing over the road. Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the specific location where it occurred.

Address/Location
Henderson County Sheriff's Office
100 North Grove Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-697-4912

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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