Messy Monday Weather Near Charlotte

Storms brought heavy rain, flooding and some wind damage to North Carolina.

The Charlotte Fire Department reported at least a half dozen water rescues involving people trapped by flooding sparked by the storms late Sunday. Fire Department spokesman Robert Brisley reported several homes were evacuated by flooding.

Roads were closed in a number of counties because of flooding.

Rowan-Salisbury schools closed, while nearby Cabarrus County schools operated on a two-hour delay as roads were closed by flooding.

Duke Energy reported Monday morning about 1,900 customers were without electric service. Duke reported more than 300 customers without service in Davie County.

Flash flood watches and warnings and tornado watches were in effect at various times. There were no immediate reports of serious damage.

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