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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Sunday April 14th, 2019 :: 08:51 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Tornado Warning until 09:15PM

At 849 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 11 miles south of Brevard, or near Table Rock State Park, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near... Caesars Head State Park and Dupont State Forest around 900 PM EDT. Jones Gap State Park and Pleasant Ridge State Park around 910 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this dangerous storm include Pumpkintown, Little River In Transylvania County, Connestee, Crab Creek and Sassafras Mountain.

* AFFECTED AREAS: TRANSYLVANIA, NC ... GREENVILLE, SC ... PICKENS, SC ... HENDERSON, NC

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! 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:
Extreme - Extraordinary 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:
Tornado Warning

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