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North Carolina, Henderson

Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:12 PM EST on February 22, 2019

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 26, 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
the French Broad River near Fletcher.
* Until late Saturday night.
* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by early
Saturday morning. The river will fall below minor flood stage early
Saturday afternoon.
* Impact... at 13.0 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.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... action stage continues. Glenn Bridge Park
river access is experiencing minor flooding. Westfeldt park is
experiencing scattered flooding. French Broad River floodwaters
are causing isolated to widely scattered farmland flooding.
* Impact... at 11.5 feet... action stage flooding continues. Butler
bridge Rd. Is inundated with up to 6 inches of floodwaters from the
French Broad River, forcing Road closure.


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912 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* Until late Monday night.
* At 9:01 PM Friday the stage was 18.5 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river will continue rising to near 18.7 feet by early
Saturday morning. The river will fall below minor flood stage early
Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... minor flooding continues. Widespread
farmland flooding between the French Broad River and the Railroad
tracks is ongoing. The river may be overtopping the Railroad
tracks near Fodderstack Mountain Rd. And River Ridge Rd. The
intersection of river Rd. And big Willow Rd. Is inundated with
several inches of water.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... minor flooding continues. Floodwaters
continue to inundate farmland between the French Broad River and
the Railroad tracks. Floodwaters may start to inundate the
shoulders of River Road near the big Willow Road intersection.
Floodwaters continue to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge
Rd. And Crab Creek Rd.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... minor flood stage. Farmland flooding
continues on both sides of the French Broad River. Floodwaters
begin to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge Rd. And Crab
Creek Rd.


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Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:58 AM EST on February 23, 2019

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 23, 2019


... Flood Watch in effect through Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a

* Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina,
and upstate South Carolina, including the following areas, in
northeast Georgia, Franklin, Habersham, Hart, Rabun, and
Stephens. In North Carolina, Alexander, Avery, Buncombe, Burke
mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell mountains, Catawba, Cleveland,
Davie, eastern McDowell, eastern Polk, Gaston, Graham, greater
Burke, greater Caldwell, greater Rutherford, Haywood,
Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell
Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, northern Jackson, Polk
mountains, Rowan, Rutherford mountains, southern Jackson,
Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Anderson, Cherokee, greater Greenville, greater Oconee,
greater Pickens, Greenville mountains, Oconee mountains,
Pickens mountains, Spartanburg, and York.

* Through Sunday morning

* many area rivers have already risen out of their banks or have
caused minor flooding. Additional rainfall today and tonight,
and especially early Sunday, will cause rivers to keep rising.
This will result in flooding on some rivers where it may not
have occurred recently, and in poorly drained areas even away
from rivers.

* Roads may cover with water in some areas, becoming impassable.
Rivers may rise into campgrounds, Parks, and other recreational
sites along their banks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.


Wimberley


345 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The flood advisory is extended for the French Broad River near Fletcher
* until Saturday afternoon or until the advisory is cancelled.
* At 3 PM this afternoon the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Action stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast: the river will rise to near 11.1 feet by this evening.
* Impacts: at 11.5 feet: action stage flooding continues. Butler
bridge Rd. Is inundated with up to 6 inches of floodwaters from the
French Broad River, forcing Road closure.
* Impacts: at 10.0 feet: action/advisory stage. The French Broad
River has exceeded bankfull at the gauge site. Isolated farmland
flooding is beginning across the French Broad River valley from
Etowah downstream to Avery Creek upstream of the gauge site.



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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:20 AM EST on February 23, 2019

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 24, 2019


... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 am to 7 PM EST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 am to 7 PM EST Sunday.

* Locations... Henderson County in western North Carolina.

* Timing... winds will turn sharply northwest on Sunday morning
behind a passing cold front, with wind speeds increasing through
the day.

* Winds... west to northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts of
40 to 50 mph.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can be found at www.Weather.Gov/gsp.





Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:58 AM EST on February 23, 2019

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 23, 2019


... Flood Watch in effect through Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a

* Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina,
and upstate South Carolina, including the following areas, in
northeast Georgia, Franklin, Habersham, Hart, Rabun, and
Stephens. In North Carolina, Alexander, Avery, Buncombe, Burke
mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell mountains, Catawba, Cleveland,
Davie, eastern McDowell, eastern Polk, Gaston, Graham, greater
Burke, greater Caldwell, greater Rutherford, Haywood,
Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell
Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, northern Jackson, Polk
mountains, Rowan, Rutherford mountains, southern Jackson,
Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Anderson, Cherokee, greater Greenville, greater Oconee,
greater Pickens, Greenville mountains, Oconee mountains,
Pickens mountains, Spartanburg, and York.

* Through Sunday morning

* many area rivers have already risen out of their banks or have
caused minor flooding. Additional rainfall today and tonight,
and especially early Sunday, will cause rivers to keep rising.
This will result in flooding on some rivers where it may not
have occurred recently, and in poorly drained areas even away
from rivers.

* Roads may cover with water in some areas, becoming impassable.
Rivers may rise into campgrounds, Parks, and other recreational
sites along their banks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.


Wimberley


345 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The flood advisory is extended for the French Broad River near Fletcher
* until Saturday afternoon or until the advisory is cancelled.
* At 3 PM this afternoon the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Action stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast: the river will rise to near 11.1 feet by this evening.
* Impacts: at 11.5 feet: action stage flooding continues. Butler
bridge Rd. Is inundated with up to 6 inches of floodwaters from the
French Broad River, forcing Road closure.
* Impacts: at 10.0 feet: action/advisory stage. The French Broad
River has exceeded bankfull at the gauge site. Isolated farmland
flooding is beginning across the French Broad River valley from
Etowah downstream to Avery Creek upstream of the gauge site.



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