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Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
Friday April 19th, 2019 :: 10:04 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 12:30PM

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Cherokee County in southwestern North Carolina... Clay County in southwestern North Carolina...

* Until 1230 PM EDT.

* At 929 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated 1 to 3 inches of rain has already fallen across Cherokee and Clay counties over the last three hours. An additional inch or two will be possible over the next few hours as well, especially over northern Clay and Cherokee county border areas. As a result, flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Andrews, Murphy, Hayesville, Nantahala Lake, Shooting Creek, Tusquitee, Topton, Marble, Brasstown and Culberson.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLAY, NC ... CHEROKEE, NC

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

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

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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