Flash Flooding Hits The Triad, List Of Places To Avoid Flood Waters

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Heavy rain has flooded parts of the Triad. Upwards of 2 to 4 inches of rain fell Monday night on top of the already saturated ground, quickly leading to flash flooding of creeks, streams, and low-lying areas.

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Guilford County and Alamance County until 3:00 a.m, and Davidson/Randolph Counties until 2:45am. 

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The advisory was issued as heavy rain continues to fall across the Triad from a cold front moving in. 

Mobile users click here: VIDEO: Flooding At Lindley Park 

On Sunday, up to three inches of rain fell and already Guilford County has received two more inches of rain as of Monday night with more expected overnight/and in the early morning hours.

Cars were left stranded in flood waters Monday night on McKnight Mill Road in Greensboro and also on Bowman Road in Alamance County. 

The intersection of Cridland Road and Latham Road in Greensboro was briefly closed due to flooding early Tuesday. 

Mobile Users Click Here: Video Latham Park Flooding 

The National Weather Service expected the Haw River to crest around 23 feet Tuesday morning, high enough for 'moderate' flooding.


Places to Avoid Flooding

  • Buffalo Creek over flood stage in Guilford County 
  • Yanceyville Street and E. Cornwallis Street are closed in Greensboro due to flooding
  • South Holden Road at Center Street in Greensboro is closed due to flooding
  • Shelby Drive at Ashebrook Drive in Greensboro is closed due to flooding
  • Lindley Park
  • Reports of flooding at Lindley Park at the Baseball Field
  • Latham Park which is known to flood
  • 1500 Block of Bowman Avenue in Burlington 
  • Ben Wilson Rd near Bowman Rd in Mebane
  • Small Creeks
  • Low-lying areas
  • Poorly drained areas

Some locations that could experience flooding include:

  • Greensboro
  • High Point
  • McLeansville
  • Summerfield
  • Gibsonville
  • Stokesdale
  • Pleasant Garden
  • Jamestown
     

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