Flash flood warning for Lincoln County

Published 4:47 pm Tuesday, March 22, 2022

As skies grow increasingly dark over Lincoln County, the rain gauge at the county’s Emergency Management Office has recorded 4.21 inches of precipitation at 4:40 p.m. and some streets are flooding.

The highest wind gust recorded to this point was 36 mph, EM Director Chris Reid said.

The county is under a flash flood warning until 6:15 p.m. as water has risen in multiple places. Motorists should use extreme caution and never drive through areas with moving water.

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A flash flood watch and tornado watch both remain in effect until 7 p.m.