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Flood advisory for the Cape Fear Region

The National Weather Service Wilmington has issued a flood advisory in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County until 10:15 a.m. on April 24.

The National Weather Service Wilmington has issued a flood advisory in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County until 10:15 a.m. on April 24. (Port City Daily graphic /COURTESY NWSW)
The National Weather Service Wilmington has issued a flood advisory in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County until 10:15 a.m. on April 24. Green indicates regions included in the flood advisory. (Port City Daily graphic /COURTESY NWSW)

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.

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