Dry weather continues but river flooding still a concern
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — River Flood Warnings are still in effect for some rivers in central North Carolina, mainly from the Triangle eastward. The Tar River has crested in Franklin and Nash Counties, but as water continues to flow downstream, we are keeping an eye on the potential for more flooding in Edgecombe County. The Tar River in Tarboro is now above flood stage and will crest just below major flood stage late Friday into early on Saturday.
The Neuse River has crested in Clayton and Smithfield and water levels are continuing to drop. The Neuse River is near flood stage at Goldsboro and will crest near major flood stage on Monday.
A weak cold front will move toward central North Carolina late Thursday and with it, a shower or thundershower will be possible after sunset Thursday night. That front will move by to our north and wash out. A warm front will then move to