GENERIC - Black ice snow frozen icy

(file photo | Wikimedia)

Hendersonville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Saturday, Henderson County Manager Steve Wyatt declared a state of emergency for Henderson County effective as of 6:00 p.m. due to potential public safety hazards related to anticipated winter weather. 

Wyatt said:

“We encourage residents to stay inside, and limit any non-essential travel.  Emergency Services and law enforcement personnel, along with state and municipal road crews, are bearing a heavy burden keeping up with public safety demands, and keeping the roads as clear as possible helps put them in the best possible position to reach our neighbors who need their assistance.” 

If you need emergency information, officials ask you to call 828-697-4728 or log onto onto and click on View Emergency Information.

Copyright 2018 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Multimedia Producer

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.