Due to recent heavy rain, the City of Lenoir is experiencing localized flooding on some city streets.
If you see a barricade, do not move the barricade or drive around the barricade. Also, never drive through flood water.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters.