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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Friday February 22nd, 2019 :: 09:30 p.m. EST

Advisory

Flood Warning until 01:00AM Sunday

French Broad River At Blantyre affecting Henderson and Transylvania Counties. French Broad River Near Fletcher affecting Buncombe and Henderson Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North Carolina... South Fork Catawba River At Lowell affecting Gaston County. .Runoff from previous heavy rain will result in the river remaining above flood stage. The Flood Warning continues for The French Broad River Near Fletcher.

* until late Saturday night.

* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 13.2 feet.

* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* FORECAST: The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by early Saturday morning. The river will fall below Minor Flood Stage early Saturday afternoon.

* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Minor Flood Stage. French Broad River floodwaters are now inundating Banner Farm Rd. Floodwaters may be approaching portions of Glenn Bridge Rd. Farmland and other low-lying areas within the French Broad River Valley from Etowah to Avery Creek are experiencing scattered flooding. Glenn Bridge Park and river access is experiencing scattered flooding.

* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Action Stage continues. Glenn Bridge Park river access is experiencing minor flooding. Westfeldt Park is experiencing scattered flooding. French Broad River floodwaters are causing isolated to widely scattered farmland flooding.

* Impact...At 11.5 feet...Action Stage Flooding continues. Butler Bridge Rd. is inundated with up to 6 inches of floodwaters from the French Broad River, forcing road closure.

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

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... The latest stages and forecasts for rivers can be found on our web page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=gsp Please report high water...flooding and landslides to the National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free...1...8 0 0...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:
Flood Warning

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