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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 31st, 2019 :: 02:43 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:30PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Transylvania County in western North Carolina... Northwestern Henderson County in western North Carolina... Southeastern Haywood County in western North Carolina... Buncombe County in western North Carolina...

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 242 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of Waynesville to 11 miles northwest of Brevard to 17 miles southeast of Sylva, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include... Downtown Asheville, East Asheville, Arden, West Asheville, North Asheville, Mills River, Woodfin, Fletcher, Swannanoa and Canton.

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

Instructions:

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. 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:
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:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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