RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – After a flash flood warning in central North Carolina was allowed to expire, a new flash flood warning was issued for areas southeast of Wake County Thursday night.

An earlier flash flood warning for Wake County expired at 10:15 p.m.

At 10:11 p.m., another flash flood warning was issued for east-central Harnett, southern Johnston, northeastern Sampson and Wayne counties until 2:45 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service said.

At 10:11 p.m. radar showed thunderstorms that were dumping heavy rain in the warning area, officials said.

“Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly,” the warning said.

Areas where flooding is expected include Goldsboro, Mount Olive, Dunn, Benson, Walnut Creek, Four Oaks, Newton Grove, Seven Springs, Grantham, Mar-Mac, Brogden, Elroy and Cliffs Of The Neuse State Park.