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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Sunday April 21st, 2019 :: 08:16 a.m. EDT


Flood Warning until 08:51PM Monday

French Broad River Near Fletcher affecting Buncombe and Henderson Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North Carolina... French Broad River At Blantyre affecting Henderson and Transylvania Counties. .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 Monday.

* At 7:30 AM Sunday the stage was 16.0 feet.

* Minor Flood Stage is 13 feet.

* Moderate Flood Stage is 17 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* FORECAST: The river will slowly fall today then fall more rapidly tonight and Monday.

* Impact...At 15 feet...Minor Flooding continues. French Broad River floodwaters may be impacting several roads within the valley, resulting in road closures including along Glenn Bridge Rd., Pinner Rd., Butler Bridge Rd., Nelson Rd., Banner Farm Rd., Brannon Rd., Old Brevard Hwy., and Ladson Rd. Widespread farmland flooding is ongoing with floodwaters impacting some residential and commercial property and outbuildings. Adjacent parks and river access points along the reach of the river are experiencing significant inundation.

* Impact...At 13 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.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... The latest stages and forecasts for rivers can be found on our web page at 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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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
100 North Grove Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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