Wind storm hits North Asheville: several homes damaged

A slushy start to the day on Friday, Feb. 5, culminated in a wind storm around 1:30 p.m. in north Asheville that downed a number of trees. Several falling trees damaged homes on Mt. Vernon Place, Kimberley Ave., and Chatham Road. High winds and heavily saturated earth combined to make the area dangerous for a few hours. There were no injuries reported. City crews are working to remove the trees and clean up the debris today.

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One thought on “Wind storm hits North Asheville: several homes damaged

  1. Jeff Fobes

    Here are Anne Fitten Glenn’s tweets, with links to the photos she took of the incident:

    twitpic.com/11je64 Huge wind storm came thru N AVL about an hour ago & took down several large trees #avlsnomg

    twitpic.com/11jfly – Biggest of several trees down on Kimberly Ave. after recent wind storm.

    twitpic.com/11jkgh – Closer view of roof damage from tree blown down in N. AVL. #avlnews #avlsnomg
    edgymama

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