Multiple cars stranded in floodwaters in Kinston

KINSTON, NC (WITN) - Multiple cars have already been reported stuck in floodwaters.

Kinston police say they responded to 16 stranded cars in the road. Officers say most of the downtown intersections were flooded with about a foot of water around 8 p.m. Thursday.

No injuries were reported.

Officers say the area is prone to flash flooding and they are reminding people to stay off the roads until the storm passes.

A tropical storm warning is in effect in Lenoir County.