Catawba College athletic fields are under water; more updates
Published 9:42 am Monday, September 17, 2018
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Catawba College practice fields were under several feet of water following heavy rains in September. Flooding may occur again today as Tropical Storm Michael moves through the region. Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post
Partners in Learning's hen house and garden are one of many areas on the lower end of Catawba's campus to receive flood damage. According to Norma Honeycutt, executive director of Partners in Learning, the chickens will be rescued later today. Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post
A worker cleans up the remnants of a flooded Town Creek on East Innes Street. The creek flowed across Innes during heavy rains dumped by Hurricane Florence. Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post
Catawba College's softball field is one of many that flooded following heavy rains. Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post
Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post Catawba College fields are under water in the Grants Creek floodplain.
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.