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Flash Flood Emergency in North Carolina’s State Capitol

25 Apr 2017, 9:13 am

Raleigh, NC has been inundated with torrential downpours over the last severe days. Some of the most significant rain has fallen in the downtown Metro area. Over 8 inches of rain has led to numerous rivers overflowing their banks closing numerous roads in and around the Raleigh area.

Many local river has exceeded their banks causing major flooding in neighborhoods and local residences. The National Weather Service in Raleigh is watching the Neuse River Basin very clossing for potential major and historic flooding.

Most local rivers and streams in the region have left roads impassable.


A list of road closures and reopenings can be found on the Raleigh government website. Click here for the latest updates.

The city of Raleigh is in Wake county and most of the county is reporting more than a half a foot of rain in a short amount of time which has led to this flooding event.

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Andy Stein

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