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Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
Wednesday May 30th, 2018 :: 10:29 a.m. EDT

Alert

Minor flooding along the Hiwassee River expected today through tomorrow.

Due to the recent rainfall amounts, TVA has released their spill gates on Chatuge Dam which may cause minor flooding along the Hiwassee River.  Residents and property owners along the river should remain aware and use appropriate precautions.  TVA is not anticipating having to release the spill gates on the Hiwassee Dam at this time.  

Instructions:

Minor flooding along the Hiwassee River expected today through tomorrow.

Address/Location
Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
59 Hiwassee St
Murphy, NC 28906

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-837-7352

Robin Caldwell
Emergency Management
robin.caldwell@cherokeecounty-nc.gov
828-837-7352

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Alert Details

Severity:
Unknown - Severity unknown
Urgency:
Unknown - Urgency not known
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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