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Heavy rains cause flooding

May 14, 2012

(O-N-E photo of Southside Park flooding by Michael Willard)

Steady, heavy rains fell all morning throughout Catawba County, causing flooding in some low-lying areas and precarious driving conditions on many roads.

Yards flooded in parts of Newton, including homes near Newton-Conover High School.

The O-N-E received reports of flooding near mobile homes in Claremont.

Emergency personnel report several street closings in Conover.

Pick up the Tuesday print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, for more on this story.

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