Historic flooding reported in Charlotte, elementary school evacuated

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— Historic flooding was recorded in Charlotte on Thursday.

According to WCNC Charlotte, a record was broken near uptown Charlotte, where Little Sugar Creek recorded a record crest of 15.2 feet, the highest it’s been since 1997.

The station also reported 143 people were evacuated from Corvian Community Elementary School in Charlotte because of floodwaters.

A tweet from the Charlotte Fire Department showed cars underwater in that area.

Shane McDevitt posted a Twitter video of flooding on Interstate 227, where some cars had water up to their tires.