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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Thursday July 4th, 2019 :: 07:44 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 08:30PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Henderson County in western North Carolina... Western Polk County in western North Carolina...

* Until 830 PM EDT.

* At 743 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles west of Columbus, or near Saluda, moving southeast at 5 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... Columbus, Tryon, Saluda, East Flat Rock and Dana.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENDERSON, NC ... POLK, NC

Instructions:

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. 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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