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School system sets makeup days

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Tags: snowstorms | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

Most homes have power back; 1,000 still in the dark

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More than 6,000 Duke Energy customers remained without power on Monday morning, with the largest outages caused by the weekend ice storm in the Kanuga, Tuxedo and Spartan Heights areas, officials said. Utility crews got the power back on to 14,000 homes and businesses on Sunday, when there was a high of 20,800 outages at noon, and with reinforcements on the ground today officials expect substantial progress getting 6,138 customers back up. By nightfall, the number of outages was down to 1,011.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter | winter 2018-19 | ice storms

Henderson County News

So how does Duke go about restoring power?

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It starts with the forecast.   Read Story »

Tags: Duke Energy | snowstorms | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

School makeup days tacked on to year end

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Having lost a full week of school last week for the big December snow, the Henderson County school year will be extended for a week and end June 14, administrators announced. The makeup days apply to traditional and Henderson County Early College calendars, with a few other minor changes to satisfy the state’s requirement of instructional hours.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY

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Schools are closed again Wednesday as secondary roads have yet to be cleared and black ice is probable after refreezing overnight.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | 2018 weather | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

Send new times for postponed events to us by noon Monday

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Organizations called off or postponed plenty of events this weekend because of the big snow. If your organization is rescheduling the event let us know by noon Monday so we can include it in this week's issue. Send the announcement to news@hendersonvillelightning.com.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter 2018-19

Flat Rock News

NCDOT: Hundreds of downed trees impede travel

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Henderson County News

COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED AGAIN; COUNTY GOV'T OFFICE DELAY OPENING

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Henderson County News

Storm dumps up to 18 inches of snow, knocks out power for 11,903

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The winter storm that brought up to 18 inches of snow to the area was changing to freezing rain with the potential for a new round of snow and 1-2 more inches Sunday night. The snowstorm, which began Saturday afternoon and continued through Sunday morning, knocked out power for one in six Duke Energy customers in Henderson County.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

Snow forecast ranges as high as 18 inches

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Henderson County News

Winter storm expected to bring sleet and freezing rain

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A winter storm bringing heavy rain, possible flooding, freezing rain and sleet is forecast tonight tonight and early Thursday. Higher elevations could see up to an inch of sleet and quarter inch of ice, raising the risk of treacherous roads and power outages.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

Warmth of Home features live bands, reception and raffle

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry is presenting its ninth Annual Warmth of Home Concert at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown to raise money for heating assistance for needy families.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | snowstorms | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Willson Moss | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Whew! That was a surprise.

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Tags: snowstorms | winter 2017-18

Henderson County News

Chopper team rescues lost hikers in Shining Rock

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Tags: snowstorms | winter 2016-17

Henderson County News

Snow makeup days extend school year

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The Henderson County traditional calendar students lost Good Friday and had their school year extended by three days to make up the four days lost because of the Jan. 21 snowstorm.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

GOOD NEWS (SO FAR): Light wind, no ice

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Emergency officials have two words of advice as the big snowstorm socked Henderson County: Stay home.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | blizzard of 1993 | winter | winter 2015-16

Henderson County News

Laurel Park issues update on town services

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LAUREL PARK — The signficant snowfall overnight affected Laurel Park town operations. Here is a schedule update of services:   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | snowstorms | winter 2014-15

Henderson County News

MossColumn: 12 thoughts about the Siberian Express

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Twelve observations about the Arctic blast of 2015:   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | snowstorms | winter 2014-15

Henderson County News

Let water trickle, city says, to avoid frozen pipes

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Due to the extreme cold weather arriving in the area on Thursday and Friday this week, the city's public works department advised residents to let water drip at a trickle (consistent dripping) from one or two faucets inside homes or businesses. This will keep water moving through your pipes at all times which should help prevent your pipes from freezing.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter 2014-15

Henderson County News

So far, the power is staying on

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So far the power has remained on.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

PRINT EXCLUSIVE: A look back at the Blizzard of '93

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Twenty years ago the Storm of the Century formed in the Gulf of Mexico, mixed with cold air, marched up the entire length of the Eastern Seaboard and caused death and destruction not equaled since by a winter storm. Read our lookback at the storm to find out how emergency crews responded to dangerous whiteout conditions and how regular folks coped with high snowdrifts and power outages. You got get a print copy because it's only in the Lightning and it's only in print!   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | Hendersonville Lightning | Storm of the Century | snowstorms | blizzard of 1993