What rivers in North Carolina are flooding?

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Flooding in Wilson County. Don Schwenneker explains flooding.

Several rivers across the ABC11 viewing are reaching record flooding levels following Matthew.

Areas currently underwater in Lumberton according to the North Carolina Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network as of 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2016.


The Lumber River in the Lumberton area is currently running at record levels but is down from yesterday with a reading of 20.7'. The old record was 20' with flood stage at 13'. According to the NC Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network, 882 buildings are flooded with an estimated damage cost of $23.9 million.



In the Smithfield area, the Neuse River is also down from yesterday and its 18.5' and dropping. The river topped out near 30' earlier this week, the old record was 27.4'. Flood stage is 15' in the area.



Mandatory evacuations are in place along the Neuse River in Kinston and Lenoir County.

The Cape Fear River in Fayetteville crested at 58.9' Sunday night and is currently at 46.6' and falling. The record is 68.9'. It could stay in flood stage through Thursday.

The Tar River in Louisburg crested Monday morning at 23' and is currently at normal levels.

Areas currently underwater in Rocky Mount according to the North Carolina Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network as of 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2016.



In the Rocky Mount area, the Tar River crested at 28.4' and is currently at 25.3' (that's down from Tuesday). The record is 31.7' and flood stage is 21.2'.

Areas currently underwater in Tarboro according to the North Carolina Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network as of 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2016.



The Tar River's current stage in Tarboro is cresting at 36.1'. The record is at 41.5.

Areas currently underwater in Goldsboro according to the North Carolina Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network as of 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2016.



The Neuse River in Goldsboro is at 29.7' and the record is 28.9.'. The Neuse River crested earlier than Emergency Management expected. It happened at 10:00 Tuesday morning and the water is still rising. Officials aren't expecting the water to recede until October 16th.

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Comparing Matthew with Floyd - both storms brought massive flooding to North Carolina.



The Haw River is below flood stage and is no longer a factor in flooding.

On Sunday, the Silver Lake dam breached. Chopper 11 was over the scene to capture footage of the rushing water.

Silver Lake dam breach

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