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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday July 31st, 2019 :: 06:13 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern McDowell County in western North Carolina... Northwestern Rutherford County in western North Carolina... Northeastern Henderson County in western North Carolina... Southeastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina...

* Until 700 PM EDT.

* At 611 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 13 miles west of Marion to 14 miles north of Columbus, moving northeast at 15 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... Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Village, Chimney Rock State Park, Bat Cave, Sugar Hill, Gerton and Fairview In Buncombe County.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENDERSON, NC ... BUNCOMBE, NC ... MCDOWELL, NC ... RUTHERFORD, 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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