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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:34 PM EDT Apr. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 9:16 PM Saturday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Minor flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river will fall to below minor flood
stage by Sunday evening.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... moderate flooding continues. Significant
flooding of farmland along the French Broad River is ongoing.
Floodwaters may begin inundating the trailer park on River Ridge
Rd. And may be impacting some buildings along US 64 north of Grove
bridge Rd.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... moderate flood stage. The French Broad
River may be overtopping the Railroad tracks and floodwaters may be
threatening a trailer park on River Ridge Rd. Floodwaters may be
approaching buildings north of Grove bridge Road along US 64. Parts
of River Road, Pleasant Grove Rd., Butler bridge Rd. And big Willow
Rd. Are likely flooding. Associated tributaries, including Little
River, are likely flooding due to high water levels on the French
Broad River.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... minor flooding continues. Widespread
farmland flooding between the French Broad River and the Railroad
tracks is ongoing. The river may be overtopping the Railroad
tracks near Fodderstack Mountain Rd. And River Ridge Rd. The
intersection of river Rd. And big Willow Rd. Is inundated with
several inches of water.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... minor flooding continues. Floodwaters
continue to inundate farmland between the French Broad River and
the Railroad tracks. Floodwaters may start to inundate the
shoulders of River Road near the big Willow Road intersection.
Floodwaters continue to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge
Rd. And Crab Creek Rd.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... minor flood stage. Farmland flooding
continues on both sides of the French Broad River. Floodwaters
begin to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge Rd. And Crab
Creek Rd.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... action stage. Most farm fields are
flooding between the French Broad River and Brevard Rd. And between
the French Broad River and Pleasant Grove Rd.


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