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MICHAEL'S RAIN FLOODS ROADS, CLOSES SCHOOL, BRCC; SHELTER OPENS

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Tags: hurricanes | Hurricane Michael 2018

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Thieves steal hurricane relief supplies

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“Dadgum thieving rascals” broke into a trailer storing hurricane relief supplies and stole a pressure washer, tools, food, diapers and other donated items overnight Tuesday, officials said.   Read Story »

Tags: charities | hurricanes | Hurricane Florence | Hurricane Michael 2018

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FLORENCE RELIEF EFFORT OPEN UNTIL 5:50 P.M. WEDNESDAY

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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 collection site at old Food Lion parking lot across from the new Publix is open until 5:30 p.m. today.   Read Story »

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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

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FLORENCE: NWS issues flash flood warning

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The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning shortly afternoon today lasting until 5:15 p.m. and warned of dangerous flooding in the Bat Cave and Chimney Rock area, Saluda and Tryon and along the Blue Ridge Parkway.   Read Story »

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County declares emergency, will live-stream Florence briefing

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Henderson County declared a state of emergency starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as first responders and other agencies make preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Florence this weekend.   Read Story »

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FLORENCE UPDATE: 6-10 inches of rain this weekend

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Hurricane Florence could bring 6-10 inches of rain to the Hendersonville area when it moves into the mountains late Saturday night, the National Weather Service says.   Read Story »

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Florence would not reach us for a week

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While Florence heads toward the North Carolina coast with category 4 fury, the N.C. mountains is a week away from feeling any impact and may escape wind and rain altogether.   Read Story »

Tags: hurricanes | 2017-18 weather | Hurricane Florence

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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

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Strong storm knocks out power, washes out roads

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Firefighters, sheriff's deputies, swift-water rescue teams and other first responders scrambled to dozens of calls of downed trees, downed power lines and people stranded in their homes or in vehicles as a powerful storm swept through the area Monday afternoon.   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | hurricanes | 2017 apple crop | winter 2017-18

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Ahead of Irma, ag chief loosens farm truck rules

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Wonder how many will be named Harvey

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More than 50 dogs and cats from Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas and Louisiana are headed to Asheville's Brother Wolf Animal Rescue Adoption Center.   Read Story »

Tags: dogs | hurricanes | cats | Brother Wolf Animal Rescue | no-kill adoption shelters

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High water closes roads

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Flash flooding occurred on the Green River in southern Henderson County, Mud Creek is rising fast and law officers and NCDOT crews are closing roads across the county as the big rain event of 2015 doused the area.   Read Story »

Tags: hurricanes | 2015 weather | 2015 drought | October 2015 storm

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Arthur brings perfect weather for Fourth of July

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If vacationers headed to the beach are keeping a wary eye on Tropical Storm Arthur, folks in the mountains have nothing to fear. In fact, by helping to draw a cool air mass across the mountains, the season's first tropical system is a big reason we'll see sunny dry weather over the Fourth of July weekend — perfect for camping, hiking, cookouts and fireworks.   Read Story »

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