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The Appalachian mountains of North Carolina have a long history of producing destructive debris flows. Steep slopes, a thin soil mantle, and extreme precipitation events all exacerbate the probability of slope instability in the region. For this article, modern accounts of debris flows have been reviewed to construct a history and estimate the frequency of debris flows in the French Broad watershed.