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Catawba College athletic fields are under water; more updates

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The lower end of Catawba College’s campus is underwater following a rise in Grant’s Creek. Several sports fields are underwater. Partners in Learning, located near the fields, escaped damage to its facilities. Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post

Due to flooding from nearby Grants Creek, Catawba College’s athletic field are under water.

Catawba College is closed today and earlier advised students and the public not to park near the fields.

Details on current conditions will be updated as reporters go to affected areas.

The creek on Hollywood Drive in Spencer is out of its banks.

A flood warning has been issued for the Yadkin College area of the Yadkin River, which is just north of Salisbury and between Davie and Davidson counties. It is in effect from today around noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday, as waters drain into the rivers.

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