Heavy rain spurred flood warnings in eastern North Carolina early on Friday, July 8,
Footage shared by the National Weather Service shows heavy rain falling in Newport, where a flash flood warning was in effect.
The office said it measured three inches of rain in one hour, and warned that people in low-lying areas, especially from Swansboro to Newport, should “watch out.”
Storms were expected to continue into Saturday night, according to the NWS. Credit: NWS Newport/Morehead via Storyful