Storms bring heavy damage, flooding to area

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Torrential rainfall has caused flooding to occur in many of our Foothill neighborhoods.

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners has declared a state of emergency on Sunday as excessive rainfall has continued for more than 24 hours and is expected to continue through Monday. Numerous rescues and severe flooding have caused road closures and hazardous travel conditions.

 Widespread power outages are also a concern.