Flooding Closing Out 2018 - Brevard NC

 

December 27, 2018

The lower parking lot at Brevard High School was flooded with several feet of water.

As of noon, Friday, 4 to 6 inches of heavy rain, which began on Thursday afternoon, drenched Transylvania County, creating significant flooding and road closures. Photos of some of the flooding may be seen on page 11A.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS) on Friday, the "already saturated soil is producing significant runoff within the French Broad River basin."

"The French Broad River from Rosman to Blantyre is already well above minor flood stage and rising, causing widespread flooding of low-lying areas and water crossings," the NWS reported. "Substantial flooding of low-...



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