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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Friday April 19th, 2019 :: 12:35 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Warning until 11:18PM Sunday

French Broad River Near Fletcher affecting Buncombe and Henderson Counties French Broad River At Marshall affecting Madison County Swannanoa River In Nc At Biltmore affecting Buncombe County in North Carolina... ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers in North Carolina... French Broad River At Blantyre affecting Henderson and Transylvania Counties .Runoff from heavy rain will cause the river to rise above flood stage. Remember...river stage forecasts are based on observed and forecasted rainfall. If actual rainfall varies from the forecast values...the river stage will vary accordingly.

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

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember...night time makes it difficult to recognize flooded areas. 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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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