Storms drench part of the Sandhills

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- While northern parts of the viewing area remained dry Tuesday, parts of the Sandhills saw heavy rains, strong storms and flash flooding Tuesday evening.

Anywhere from 4" to 6" of rain fell in parts of Cumberland and Sampson counties throughout the evening.

Hope Mills was especially hard hit with some reports of flooding as high as knee level in some areas as storm sewers struggled to remove the water.

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Witnesses said at least one vehicle had to be removed from high water after it stalled in high water.

No injuries were reported.

Elsewhere, there were scattered power outages.

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