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An Average of 6.5 Inches Of Rain Was Dumped On The County


Last updated 3/29/2021 at 1:55pm

Local resident Jo Ann Crebbin took this photo of a vehicle abandoned on the flooded Wilson Road .

Transylvania County's penchant for extreme rainfall events returned on Thursday accompanied by thunder, lightening and an average of 6.5 inches of rain throughout the county.

From Thursday to Sunday, there was 7 to 8 inches of rainfall, according to Doug Outlaw, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Greer, S.C.

On Thursday, when the rain fell the hardest, Transylvania County led the region, with the heaviest at Lake Toxaway, getting 6.52 inches; Cedar Mountain at 5.77; Rosman at 6.27 inches; Sapphire at 6.47 inches; and the southwest corner of the county at 6.47; while Hen...

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