Heavy rains cause street closures, multiple crashes in Triangle

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Friday, April 7, 2023
Heavy rains cause street flooding in Fuquay-Varina
A sheriff's deputy had to block thet road from drivers because of the unsafe conditions.

FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (WTVD) -- Heavy rains caused problems on the roads in certain parts of the Triangle on Friday morning.

A Wake County sheriff's deputy had to block off a road from drivers due to flooding in Fuquay-Varina.

This happened on Kennebec Road and Buck Rowland Road.

One spot where rising water was also reported was on U.S. 1 in Cary.


Vehicles had to slow down almost to a complete stop for water that collected on a certain part of the highway.

A flash flood warning was issued for Wake and Harnett counties until 10:15 a.m. Another warning is in place until 2:15 p.m. for Durham and Orange counties.