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Henderson County News

Streambank work will create 'stormwater wetland' at Patton Park

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The public will soon see construction and restoration efforts taking place as part of the city’s Multi-Area Streambank Restoration Project.   Read Story »

Tags: floods | Mud Creek | Patton Park | stormwater | wetlands

Henderson County News

Flood relief money for farm losses becomes law

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Starting Nov. 6, farmers in Henderson, Buncombe, Haywood, Rutherford and Transylvania counties will be able to sign up for flood relief payments through the state's Agricultural Disaster Program.   Read Story »

Tags: floods | 2018 apple crop | disaster relief

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Good Friday storm swamps city

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First responders rescued motorists trapped in high water, roads were closed at the usual flooding spots, forecasters issued a flash flood warning and power crews worked to get the lights back on as a Good Friday storm swamped Henderson County and the southern mountains.   Read Story »

Tags: floods | winter 2018-19 | 2019 apple crop

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Mudslide closes one lane of U.S. 74A

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GERTON — A short section of U.S. 74A between Gerton and Bat Cave will be reduced to one lane for at least several weeks while NCDOT crews repair damage from a mudslide.   Read Story »

Tags: floods | Bat Cave | landslides

Henderson County News

Half-foot of rain closes roads, threatens homes, pushes total to record

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Tags: floods | winter 2018-19 | climate change

Henderson County News

Floodwaters to rise through Saturday

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Heavy rain throughout the day will produce flooding in Henderson County along the French Broad River, Mud Creek and tributaries, the National Weather Service said. Floodwaters are moving down the French Broad from Rosman to Blantyre and will eventually reach Fletcher. The river is expected to crest at 2 feet above flood stage by Saturday afternoon, the weather service said.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Relief supply drive for Florence victims

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A local group is collecting paper goods, diapers, soap, cleaning supplies, canned food, toiletries and other items for victims of Hurricane Florence in Eastern North Carolina. The drive will start Thursday morning when volunteers staff a collection site at the old Food Lion parking lot.   Read Story »

Tags: hurricanes | floods | Hurricane Florence

Henderson County News

Chimney Rock closed for road repair

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The Chimney Rock section of Chimney Rock State Park is closed to the public beginning today for work by the N.C. Department of Transportation to restore a one-lane washout of the main entrance road in the park.   Read Story »

Tags: hurricanes | floods | 2018 weather | Chimney Rock | tropical storms

Henderson County News

Cooper seeks disaster declaration for May flood damage

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Gov. Roy Cooper is asking President Donald Trump to issue a major federal disaster declaration for Henderson County and 12 other Western North Carolina counties that were affected by heavy rains, flooding and mudslides in May.   Read Story »

Tags: floods | 2018 apple crop | 2018 weather

Henderson County News

Heavy rain forecast all week

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Tags: floods | rain | 2018 apple crop | 2018 weather

Henderson County Business

Awaiting floodplain permit, Publix edges closer to opening

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Tags: supermarkets | south gateway | Publix | floods | South Market shopping center

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Here's roads that are closed because of flooding

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Tags: floods | Flood of 1916

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Alberto to soak us again

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Tags: floods | winter 2017-18 | 2018 weather