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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Friday April 19th, 2019 :: 11:12 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Warning until 12:00PM Sunday

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 Sunday afternoon.

* At 9:15 PM Friday the stage was 16.0 feet.

* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* FORECAST: The river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by early Saturday morning. The river will fall below Minor Flood Stage early Sunday morning.

* Impact...At 16.0 to 17.0 feet...Significant inundation of several roads within the French Broad River Valley from Etowah to Avery Creek is ongoing. Floodwaters may be approaching vulnerable homes and businesses within the valley. Road closures may be occurring, including Glenn Bridge Rd., Pinner Rd., Butler Bridge Rd., Nelson Rd., Banner Farm Rd., Brannon Rd., Old Brevard Hwy., and Ladson Rd.

* 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.

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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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