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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Thursday August 1st, 2019 :: 01:56 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 02:30PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Henderson County in western North Carolina...

* Until 230 PM EDT.

* At 155 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Hendersonville, or near Laurel Park, moving east at 10 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, Flat Rock, Laurel Park, Valley Hill, East Flat Rock, Crab Creek, Horse Shoe and Dana.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENDERSON, NC

Instructions:

Brief damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines over small areas. A brief period of large hail is also possible. 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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