Flood Advisory in Effect

Flood Advisory in Effect

A flood advisory is in effect for Wayne County and a portion of central North Carolina until 11:30 am. 

 At 8:26 AM, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. One to two of rain has fallen around the area overnight and this morning.   Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…Goldsboro, Wilson, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Micro, Pine Level, Kenly, Princeton, Lucama, Stantonsburg, Black Creek, Pikeville, Saratoga, Eureka, Nahunta, Mar-Mac, Elroy, Brogden, and Buckhorn Reservoir.

If you see water covering the road, turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads.  Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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