Latest person street at cedar creek road flooded – news – the fayetteville observer – fayetteville, nc

People who want to have their pet sheltered must have proof that the animal’s rabies vaccinations are current. If they are not, vaccinations will be made available at a cost to the owner, with fees paid at the time the pet is presented for sheltering. The pet shelter will have cages, food and water. Animals will be registered, photographed, and have an ID tag before they are placed in a cage for their safety. Pets that become unruly and aggressive or show signs of a contagious condition may be moved to the adjacent Sampson County Animal Shelter. All pets must be picked up from the pet shelter within three hours after the general population shelters close.

The area sustained some of the worst damage in North Carolina. Across the state, there are more than 1,000 road closures, including Interstate 40, as well as numerous highways and other primary routes.


While road conditions are starting to improve in some parts of the state, rising creeks, streams and rivers continue to make travel unsafe in many areas of North Carolina, the DOT said.

She said the latest figures show there are between 1,500 and 2,000 PWC customers without electricity. That number was at 50,000 a couple of days ago. "We’ve made pretty good progress today, she said, adding that they are trying to get power turned on by this evening for a couple of hundred customers near Fayetteville Technical Community College.

The Cape Fear and Little Rivers continue to rise. As of 3 p.m. today, the Cape Fear River was at 60.63 feet. Current measurements for the Little River are unavailable due to the inoperability of the gauge. The last measurement, taken yesterday at 6:30 p.m., showed the river at 39.95 feet. The Cape Fear River is predicted to crest at 2 a.m. Wednesday.

The division sustained some of the worst damage in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Statewide, there are more than 1,000 road closures, including interstates 95 and 40, as well as numerous highways and other primary routes. While road conditions are starting to improve in some parts of the state, rising creeks, streams and rivers continue to make travel unsafe in many areas of North Carolina.

At the end of Rivercliff Road, off Eastwood Avenue south of Reid Ross High School, water had come up to Chung Boone’s driveway. Boone has been monitoring the level of the Cape Fear, which is expected to crest at 2 a.m. Wednesday. About 3 p.m. Tuesday, Boone said the river would rise about 15 more inches. He was planning to leave his home soon.

Police have stopped allowing pedestrians on the Person Street bridge over the Cape Fear River. Vehicles still can cross the bridge, and media representatives are being given access to cross by foot. Police are trying to help the traffic flow on the bridge, where pedestrians have been stopping to take pictures of the river. The Grove Street bridge fully open, as is the U.S. 301 bridge over the Cape Fear River.

"There is a strong potential that those who live within the 1-mile evacuation area of the Cape Fear River will be impacted by flooding. Additionally, high speed, fast-moving water with debris will likely cause bridge damage and it is advised that residents do not walk or drive on bridges that have been flooded," the city said. "Also, do not go around or move barricades in roadways. Those barricades are there to mark flooded areas and sink holes. We have had reports from the law enforcement that people are moving them, which is needlessly endangering the lives of our residents. … Do not become complacent."

Starlite Hotel in Spring Lake has collapsed from flooding along Little River. Water appears to be coming out of its banks around Grove Street looking towards Person Street. No other structural damage from flooding has been reported along Little River or Cape Fear River, where residents have been evacuated to escape expected flooding from Florence rains.