Recent May Rains

April showers have continued into May with Western North Carolina being 10 inches above normal for the year (9 of which we’ve received in the last 4 weeks). Here are some totals from the past 36 hours: Asheville 4.69, Fairview 6.57, Waynesville 4.48, Canton 7.08, Hendersonville 6.52, Brevard 6.98, Tuckasegee 2.72, Franklin 4.19, Marshall 3.14, Burnsville 5.51, Bakersville 4.28, Linville 8.18, Marion 6.62, Saluda 7.08 and Chimney Rock 6.28 inches.

Several landslides have occurred throughout the region, one of which has resulted in the death of Mr. Joseph Drewnoski. Please keep The Drewnoski Family in your thoughts and prayers. Below are links to to recent news articles:

http://wlos.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wlos_landslide-death-11522.shtml
http://wlos.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wlos_landslide-traps-community-11516.shtml
http://wlos.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wlos_highway-9-blocked-11525.shtml

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