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Florence's Potential Local Impact Unclear - Brevard NC


September 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence approaches landfall, Transylvania County residents might recall back-to-back hurricanes Frances and Ivan in 2004 that brought torrential rains, devastated crops, roads, homes and lives. Ivan, a category 5 storm, brought 17 inches of rain to the area. Gauges on Mt. Mitchell recorded 23.6 inches of rain when Frances hit.

As of Wednesday morning, there was still uncertainty about Hurricane Florence’s exact path, but it was expected to bend west after hitting land at the North/South Carolina state line early Friday morning.

By the time it reaches the mountains this we...

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