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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Sunday June 23rd, 2019 :: 02:26 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:15PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Transylvania County in western North Carolina... Southern Henderson County in western North Carolina...

* Until 315 PM EDT.

* At 225 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles east of Brevard, or near Dupont State Forest, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include... Hendersonville, Brevard, Flat Rock, Etowah, Laurel Park, Dupont State Forest, Valley Hill, Horse Shoe, Tuxedo and Penrose.



Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. This storm is producing frequent and intense lightning. Turn off electrical appliances. Do not use corded telephones. Do not take a bath or shower. 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.

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

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

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Alert Details

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

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