Strong storms cause problems in some parts of central NC

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Sunday, August 16, 2020
Saturday night weather report
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The Saturday night weather headlines from the ABC11 weather team.

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Heavy rain brought flooding to some parts of central North Carolina on Saturday, causing trouble for some areas that had saturated ground from precipitation earlier in the week.

Flash Flood Warnings were issued for Wake, Durham and Franklin counties until 7:30 p.m. Harnett County was under a Flash Flood Warning until Sunday at 1:15 a.m.

As of 11 p.m., Erwin had logged 2.65 inches of rain and Goldsboro had 2.43 inches of rain for the day.

Some flooding and ponding was visible on roads and backyards in Youngsville.

In Wake County, Some roads in Holly Springs were flooded after strong thunderstorms.

Showers and scattered storms should linger throughout the night. As of 9:45 p.m., the heaviest of the rain has dissipated, but flooded roads and saturated grounds could be an issue overnight.