SOUTHEASTERN, N.C.—After a full night of rain, radar detected another round of thunderstorms this morning in southeastern North Carolina.
The National Weather Service Wilmington has issued a flood advisory in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County.
Areas expected to experience flooding include: Wilmington, Leland, Oak Island, Carolina Beach, Burgaw, Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach, Surf City, Caswell Beach, Bald Head
Island, Snows Cut, Rich Inlet, South Masonboro Island, Figure Eight Island, Yaupon Beach, North Masonboro Island, and Hampstead.
The National Weather Service asks motorists to use caution when driving through flooded areas, citing that most flood-related deaths occur in vehicles.
This advisory will remain in effect until 10:15 a.m.
Don’t underestimate the power of water. Turn Around Don’t Drown! https://t.co/OuQJQRgiyH #FloodSafety #SpringSafety pic.twitter.com/C73XHsvSTf
— NWS Wilmington NC (@NWSWilmingtonNC) April 24, 2018
Roadway Alert: heavy rains are causing surface street flooding. Reduce speed and drive carefully. pic.twitter.com/75JutitJaT
— Surf City Police (@surfcitypolice) April 24, 2018