Asheville roads close in heavy rain, Flood Warning issued

Road closed Detour
Road Closed Detour sign

The Asheville Fire Department is experiencing an increase in call volume, due to heavy rain conditions.


The following road are closed:

  • Amboy Road – Mud slide/tree down in road
  • Skyview Place – Mud slide
  • Azalea Road East is closed from Tunnel Road to the fish pond – Flooding
  • Cambridge Road – Utility issues
  • Springdale and Richard – Large tree


Road now reopened:

  • Biltmore Village (London, Fairview Road) – Flooding


Asheville Public Works staff is out monitoring streets and stream levels, closing roads as necessary.

Also the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Flood Warning for Buncombe County through 8:45 p.m. today.

According to the National Weather Service, the following streams and tributaries are experiencing rapid rises and scattered minor flooding is likely: French Broad River and Swannanoa River.


The City will share more information as it becomes available.