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Torrential Rains And Severe Winds Ravage Transylvania


Last updated 4/14/2020 at 11:19am

Sean Trapp

This car got caught in the high flood waters Monday when trying to make it across Island Ford Rd.

At its height Monday, roughly half of Duke Energy's 15,968 customers in Transylvania County were without power. As of 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, 3,486 were still without power. Haywood EMC has 6,802 customers in the county. On Monday, roughly a third of its customers were without power. As of 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, there were 642 customers without power. Reported rainfall amounts varied, with 5 inches falling on Brevard and 3.4 inches falling on Pisgah Forest.

Sean Trapp

Crews worked all day on Monday to repair power lines on Probart Street.


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