BERTIE COUNTY: Flooding In Downtown Windsor

We are getting reports of some flooding in downtown Windsor in Bertie County.

Some residents in Windsor say the same areas that flooded last September with Tropical Storm Nicole are flooding once again.

WITN talked with the fire chief in Windsor who said all streets were open as of 9:00 p.m. Saturday and termed the flooding as minor at this point.

Several feet of water last fall caused the Cashie River to swell and flood the town.

Prior to Irene Windsor officials said the river level was lower than it was last fall, and they were better prepared for Irene.

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  • by jwnicky Location: pinehurst on Aug 29, 2011 at 08:28 PM
    Thanks TrickyRicky....I am a business owner in Windsor and fleed the area on Friday with my elderly mother. Which from what I understand was a good thing..still no power at our home in askewville. But looking like we will get it back 2morrow. I will check it out when I get back in town and let you know. Thanks again!!!! God Bless.
  • by Jeriamiah Tripp Location: Windsor NC on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:16 AM
    School in Bertie Co has not started yet. It was suppose to have started on Monday. Aug 29. Will these be makeup days even though we have not started?
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      by Really? on Aug 30, 2011 at 07:14 AM in reply to Jeriamiah Tripp
      With everything that is going on why would you even be concerned if these days will have to be made up? That is just pure ignorance on your part!
  • by TrickyRicky Location: Fort Worth, Texas on Aug 28, 2011 at 09:21 PM
    I need to know what businesses received flood damage, got a team in the area ready to be of service.
  • by Irv Jones Location: Havelock on Aug 28, 2011 at 09:01 PM
    is hwy 17 open from Havelock to 64?
  • by Beachbum3 on Aug 28, 2011 at 02:35 PM
    if the supposly flooding is less than the hight of bunns bar b que roof top under the garage part of the store it is minor. durnig floyd that is approxmately were it got up to so anything less than that today is only minor flooding before it was major flooding for sure during floyd. thank you
  • by NCHurricane Location: Williamston on Aug 27, 2011 at 07:10 PM
    Right now the Cashie is forecast to crest somewhere sround 12.1' by midday tomorrow according to the National Weather Service River Forecast Center. That 4' above flood stage. It was forecast to hit 12' even earlier, but they've bumped that up since about 6:00.
  • by Clyde Location: Windsor on Aug 27, 2011 at 07:00 PM
    Now how can they call the flooding in Windsor MINOR? The new bridge is almost under water and u cant even pass by The Post Office on the main street. IT'S NOT MINOR!!!!!!!
  • by Scooter Location: Windsor on Aug 27, 2011 at 06:46 PM
    The Campground in windsor is under water. So is The road in front of Bunns
  • by Daryl Location: windsor on Aug 27, 2011 at 06:33 PM
    Amber in front of the post office The water is across the road and wouldnot attempt to drive thru it
  • by Amber Location: Windsor, NC on Aug 27, 2011 at 05:49 PM
    I have heard it's flooded down town, what about near the heritage house? I know down Cale St. the water is getting very close to the back of the house!
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      by Anonymous on Aug 28, 2011 at 10:02 AM in reply to Amber
      I just ate at the heritage House. It is open,
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        by suzan on Aug 29, 2011 at 09:17 AM in reply to
        My thoughts are with you. I went through Floyd and Isabel. I see the same spots are flooding.

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