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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 31st, 2019 :: 03:14 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:00PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western McDowell County in western North Carolina... Northeastern Henderson County in western North Carolina... Southeastern Mitchell County in western North Carolina... Eastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina... Southeastern Yancey County in western North Carolina...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 312 PM EDT, rain showers capable of producing damaging winds were located along a line extending from 13 miles southwest of Burnsville to 5 miles southeast of Downtown Asheville to 8 miles northwest of Hendersonville, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include... Spruce Pine, Black Mountain, Fairview In Buncombe County, Mountain Home, Old Fort, B.R. Parkway-Little Switzerland To Linville, Mount Mitchell State Park, B.R. Parkway-Craggy To Little Switzerland, Montreat and Pleasant Gardens.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MITCHELL, NC ... HENDERSON, NC ... YANCEY, NC ... BUNCOMBE, NC ... MCDOWELL, 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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