UPDATED: Search For Campers Completed, Storm Causes Major Flooding, Destruction
Last updated 8/19/2021 at 4:16pm
UPDATED: The search for campers has been completed, according to the county. One stranded camper was identified and connected with resources. No missing person reports have been filed, and no signs were evident in drone surveillance of additional campers stranded.
Tropical storm Fred dumped 17 inches of rain in some parts of Transylvania County between Sunday night and Wednesday morning, causing a large evacuation effort across many low-lying parts of the county and damage to area homes, roads and infrastructure.
According to the National Weather Service, Lake Toxaway received the brun...