Flooding, Rain & Downed Trees on many roads in West Charlotte

Mark Garrison
September 16, 2018 - 2:57 pm

Mark Garrison is Reporting from the streets of West Charlotte bringing you information on the road conditions. Flooding, downed trees, and dangerous conditions are everywhere. It is not advised that you leave your home.

**Saftey is the Number One Priority. Do Not ATTEMPT TO DRIVE IN FLOODED AREAS**

Flash Flood Warning in Effect for Mecklenburg County. 

 

From AP's What's Happening (Full Article Here)

—Storm deaths: At least 14 people have died

—Heavy rains: Nearly 31 inches (79 centimeters) of rain was reported in Swansboro, on the North Carolina coast

—In the dark: About 740,000 outages as of Sunday morning, mostly in North Carolina

—Protected: More than 20,000 people in shelters in North Carolina, 6,400 in South Carolina and 400 in Virginia

—Grounded: More than 2,400 flights canceled

—Storm losses: Mayor of New Bern, North Carolina, says his city has 30 roads still unpassable, 4,200 homes and more than 300 commercial buildings damaged, 6,000 customers without power and 1,200 residents in shelters

—Rescued: more than 500 people needed help in high waters around New Bern and Jacksonville, North Carolina

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