RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — On a CBS 17 Storm Team weather alert day, a flash flood warning was issued for parts of central North Carolina Thursday evening after several severe thunderstorm warnings were issued throughout the afternoon and evening.

The National Weather Service warned of life-threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

At 10:44 p.m., a flash flood warning was issued for Cumberland, southeastern Harnett, northeastern Hoke, northern Sampson, southern Wayne and southern Johnston counties until 1 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Four inches of rain have already fallen.

The National Weather Service warned of life-threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Affected areas include Fayetteville, Clinton, Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Spring Lake and Seven Springs.

An earlier flash flood warning for central Wake County was allowed to expire at 9:45 p.m.