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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 19th, 2019 :: 03:15 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... East central Transylvania County in western North Carolina... Southwestern Henderson County in western North Carolina...

* Until 345 PM EDT.

* At 313 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of Brevard, or near Dupont State Forest, moving south 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... Brevard, Etowah, Dupont State Forest, Little River In Transylvania County, Penrose, Crab Creek, North Transylvania, Valley Hill and Flat Rock.

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