The residents were evacuated from the South Estes public housing community, Brookwood Condominiums and
Those heading for the shelter should bring photo identification, regular medications, insurance information, bedding, towels, comfortable clothing, toiletries and specialty items, such as contact lenses and items to meet special dietary needs. Residents can get emergency transportation assistance by calling 911.
No injuries have been reported.
Chapel Hill Public Works crews spent the day erecting barricades in flooded areas, setting up generators at traffic lights without power and removing fallen trees from roadways and clearing debris from drainage areas.
Another water rescue was reported around
A fallen tree blocked
Police returned power to traffic lights on
A flash flood warning was in effect until
"Already high water in areas could continue to rise for up to 12 hours even after rain subsides," said
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