Heavy downpours continue through Monday, flash flooding could be a problem | Weather
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)- The walls of water continue to fall in and around the Charlotte region Monday.
Between 2 and 3 inches of rain fell across the foothills in the past 24 hours. The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg issued a Flood Advisory for Burke, Catawba, Cleveland and Lincoln counties until 11 a.m. Monday.
Several WBTV viewers sent in photos of flooding in their neighborhoods. Click on the slideshow to see them.
Heavy rains along the U.S. 321 and Interstate 77 were reported along with some lightning.
Watauga County is under a Flash Flood Watch through Tuesday morning, according to the NWS.
WBTV Meteorologist Al Conklin says anyone out and about Monday should watch out for localized flooding.
You should never try to drive your vehicle through a flooded area or roadway.
Monday's highs will be in the low to mid 70s.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue into the night when lows drop down near 60 degrees.
Copyright 2012 WBTV. All rights reserved.
Upcoming Events near Hickory
Most popular stories from nearby communities
- Lincoln Co. Lieutenant named “Employee of the Year”
- Investigators find 22nd meth lab of year in Lincoln Co.
- Man shot by deputies during standoff released from hospital, taken to jail
- Charges dropped against Lincoln Co. dad in kids' deaths
- Report: Woman stole $4,000 coin collection from man "helping her out"