Asheville streets reopen following flash flooding

Asheville streets closed by flash floods Wednesday, Feb. 3, have now reopened, as waters have receded. The National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning that was in effect until 4:30 p.m. resulted in a daily record rainfall of 2.15 inches in Asheville, besting an old record of 1.79 inches set in 1982.


From Wednesday’s coverage


Stay safe! Do not enter high water areas on our streets.

Flash flooding closed some streets in Biltmore Village earlier this morning, shown above, but those waters have now receded. Brook Street is also cleared and opened.

Streets closed by the City have now reopened with the exception of Riverside Drive and Lyman at 12 Bones and Craven Street to I-240.

However, the following NCDOT roads are closed:

Glendale to Caledonia Road

State Street to Riverview Drive

List of streets the City of Asheville closed due to flooding:
Lakeshore and Pine Tree
Chatham at Merrimon Avenue
372 Depot Street
Meadow Road
Riverside Drive and Lyman at 12 Bones
Druid Drive
Edwin Place
Craven Street to I-240 North
Kenilworth Knolls
Amboy Road
Caribou Road
London Road