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Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Thursday May 26th, 2022 :: 05:32 p.m. EDT


Flash Flood Warning until 11:00PM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Henderson County in western North Carolina...

* Until 1100 PM EDT.

* At 532 PM EDT, So far today about 1.5 inches of rain had fallen countywide and thunderstorms producing additional heavy rainfall will overspread the county this evening. An additional inch or two of rain is likely this evening. Streams and river are already running high if not near bankfull, especially across greater Hendersonville. Expect developing high water conditions and flooding of low-lying areas as the evening wears on. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that may experience flash flooding include... Hendersonville, Mills River, Fletcher, Flat Rock, Etowah, Mountain Home, Laurel Park, Saluda, Chimney Rock Village, Asheville Airport, Dupont State Forest, Bat Cave, Jones Gap State Park, Chimney Rock State Park, Mount Pisgah, Valley Hill, East Flat Rock, Horse Shoe and Dana.



Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Henderson County Sheriff's Office
100 N Grove St
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-697-4912

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flash Flood Warning

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