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Flood advisory issued as heavy rains hit Wake County

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Heavy rains pounded areas of Wake County on Saturday evening, triggering a flood advisory for some areas.

The torrential downpours hit around 7:50 p.m. and slowly moved through the area.

Interstate 440 west near the Crabtree Valley Mall exit had three left lanes flooded. A black sedan was disabled in the water on I-440 west in the area of the U.S. 70 exit.

The National Weather Service in Raleigh issued the flood advisory around 8:10 p.m. for central Wake County until 9:15 p.m.

Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area, officials said.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Raleigh, Cary and William B. Umstead State Park, the National Weather Service said.


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