GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Rain, wind and some flooding were reported as Eastern North Carolina experienced the effects of Ophelia.
Below are other reports from Greenville and Eastern NC.
Some flooding is being reported in Greenville. As a result, some roads have been closed.
Meteorologist Max Claypool has video from other parts of Greenville where flooding was taking place.
In the above video, the Tar River’s waters were rising as Ophelia moved through Greenville and Eastern North Carolina (video by Bernie Ritter, WNCT).
(Downtown Greenville, Bernie Ritter, WNCT video)
(Evans Street in Greenville, Bernie Ritter, WNCT video)
(Driving conditions on Greenville Boulevard, Bernie Ritter, WNCT video)
WNCT’s Ken Watlington shot this video of flooding in the Paramore Park area of Greenville.
Drivers were experiencing high water and poinding on parts of Arlington Boulevard on Saturday as Ophelia moved through the area. (Davis Suppes, WNCT video)
Some of the pregame activities before ECU hosts Gardner-Webb were canceled Saturday due to the weather.
Raw video, Saturday morning in Sneads Ferry (Claire Curry)
Ophelia formed in the mid-Atlantic on Friday afternoon and was expected to create harsh conditions with heavy rain, wind and storm surge in ENC. Rain totals were not as high as anticipated but the gusty conditions and power outages were being experienced.
The storm was expected to cross through North Carolina early Saturday and be in Virginia by late Saturday.
Raw video, Jack’s Creek in Washington (Susan Kinnion)
WNCT had team coverage of the storm on Friday with reports from Claire Curry in North Topsail Beach and Davis Suppes in Washington. We also had reports from sister station WNCN in Morehead City.
(Video from WNCN)