N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper Gives Update On Flooding Following Weekend Storms



RALEIGH, N.C. – After declaring a State of Emergency Sunday, Governor Roy Cooper gives an update on the flood warnings and rescue efforts in the WCCB viewing area.

A flash flood watch is currently in effect through Monday evening for portions of The Piedmont and western North Carolina including the following areas; Alexander, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg. In western North Carolina, Avery, Buncombe, Burke Mountains, Caldwell Mountains, Eastern McDowell, Eastern Polk, Greater Burke, Greater Caldwell, Greater Rutherford, Henderson, McDowell Mountains, Mitchell, Polk Mountains, Rutherford Mountains, and Yancey. For more details on the flood watches, watch WCCB Meteorologist Nicole Madden’s morning weather update here and more on Nicole’s Weather Wake-Up.

Showers and patchy fog across the region this morning. Rain and storms will become more steady this afternoon with highs reaching the upper 70s. #WCCB

Posted by WCCB, Charlotte's CW on Friday, June 7, 2019

See also, Evacuations Underway In Northwest Charlotte Due To Flooding.