Flash Flood Warning in effect until midnight

 

Staff report

RICHMOND COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for south-central Richmond County until midnight.

The warning was issued at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday. The warning includes south-central Richmond County and all of Anson County.

flash_flood“Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms that were continuously redeveloping across the warned area. Up to 3 inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.”

Areas that should expect potential flash flooding include Rockingham, Hamlet and Dobbins Heights.

Excessive runoff from the heavy rain will cause flash flooding of creeks and streams along roads and low-lying and poor drainage areas.

Officials warn motorists not to drive vehicles into areas where water covers the roadway.

 

 

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