Thursday, local schools closed early due to weather conditions. Bladen County Emergency Services sent out warnings due to large amounts of rain causing dangerous conditions on Bladen County roads.
North Carolina Emergency Management gave an update this morning stating, “Flood Warnings remain in effect this morning for much of central North Carolina and along rivers across the state. While many rivers across western and central NC will crest today or are currently receding, rivers across eastern NC will continue to rise over the weekend. Please visit https://fiman.nc.gov/ for the latest river observations and forecast.”
They added, “Eta is now an extratropical low as it races northeastward and away from the NC coast. Some minor street flooding is possible with this morning’s high tide across southeastern NC. High tides and surf may remain elevated into the weekend.”