Date: 2021-09-09 17:03:45
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for central Wake County that is in effect until 2:30 p.m.
Locations that are expected to experience flooding include Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Apex, Morrisville, Knightdale, William B. Umstead State Park, Lake Wheeler, the Research Triangle and Carpenter, the NWS said in an 11:45 a.m. update.
At that time, 1 to 2 inches of rain had already fallen, the NWS said. Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is possible, the weather service warned.
Life-threatening flash flooding is most likely near “creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses,” the NWS said.
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