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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 11th, 2018 :: 11:35 a.m. EDT


New event. Areal Flood Warning from 10/11/2018 11:34 AM to 3:30 PM EDT for Rutherford County. More information.

Rutherford NC-Henderson NC-Polk NC-Buncombe NC-
1134 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Eastern Henderson County in western North Carolina...
Western Polk County in western North Carolina...
Southeastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina...

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 1131 AM EDT, Excessive runoff continued throughout the Rocky
Broad, Green and Upper Pacolet basins after this morning's and
last night's very heavy rainfall. Many rivers, streams and creeks
in these areas will take much of the afternoon to return to within
their banks.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Columbus, Tryon, Lake Lure, Saluda, Chimney Rock Village, Chimney
Rock State Park, Bat Cave, Tuxedo, Lake Adger and Dana.


Only when it is safe to do so, please report floodwaters or
landslides flowing over roads or threatening property to the
National Weather Service by calling toll-free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0
1, by posting on our Facebook page, or via Twitter using hashtag
NWSGSP. Your message should describe the event and the specific
location where it occurred, including roadways, nearby cross
streets, stream names and other landmarks.


LAT...LON 3560 8230 3556 8226 3555 8221 3552 8216
3554 8203 3521 8221 3519 8238 3521 8239
3518 8243 3516 8254 3542 8230 3556 8233

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
198 N Washington St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-287-6247

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