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Buncombe County sees decent amount of water on roads, flooding near creeks, rivers

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Thursday morning across Buncombe County many roads and creeks were seeing a range of flooding. 

Caption: Buncombe County sees decent amount of water on roads, flooding near creeks, rivers

Cane Creek flooded out over its banks in Fairview, blocking Lower Brush Creek Road. 

There was a decent bit of water on the road on Sweeten Creek around 8-9 a.m., causing officials to close off the road for a period of time. 

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Caption: Buncombe County sees decent amount of water on roads, flooding near creeks, rivers

Swannanoa River Road also had a lot of water earlier, making things pretty muddy conditions for passing vehicles. 

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News 13 also got reports of a possible sinkhole in the area of Dix Creek One Road and Solomon Road in the Leicester area, but it looked like it was a culvert that got blocked up, pushing water onto the road. 

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