AC-T: Flash flood leads to evacuation of Woodfin residents

From the Asheville Citizen-Times

By Clarke Morrison

About 30 Woodfin residents were displaced by the flooding, said Capt. Chris Dorsey of the Woodfin Fire Department, and officials say more nasty weather could be on the way.

A flash flood watch remains in effect through Wednesday evening in Western North Carolina. The National Weather Service says thunderstorms could produce torrential rains with total amounts of 2-6 inches.

Read the full story at the Asheville-Citizen Times.

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