Flooding closes Floyd County roads

Flooding at U.S. 221 and Shooting Creek Road.

Heavy rainfall and swollen rivers closed several roads in Floyd County, including areas of Thunderstruck, Poor Farm Road, Indian Valley Road, Daniels Run and others.

Flooding is also reported on Moore and surrounding roads where the Little River crosses and in low-lying areas near Check and Willis.

Blogger Fred First reports heavy flooding along Goose Creek, worse than Hurricane Florence.

Law enforcement authorities urge residents to stay home if they can.  Floyd County Public Schools, which released students early Thursday, are closed Friday for a teachers’ workshop.

To keep tabs on open and closed roads, check the 511 Traffic Website.

Little River out of its banks at intersection of U.S. 221 and Poor Farm Road.

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