Flash floods closed some roads and left cars in deep water Monday evening in Raleigh.
Portions of Glenwood Avenue were closed as water rose near Crabtree Valley Mall, an area that is prone to flooding.
The westbound lanes of Interstate 440 at Wake Forest Road also flooded, according to Raleigh police.
Waters rose at Millbrook and Leesville roads in northwest Raleigh, according to reports.
A flash-flood warning is in effect in Wake County until 10:45 p.m. Monday. A warning is in effect for Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro until 11:30 p.m.
Up to 2 inches of rain were expected to fall Monday as thunderstorms rolled across central North Carolina. The Triangle had already seen days of rain.
Raleigh police said other flooded areas of the city include:
2100 block of Hillock Drive
Farley Drive and Millbrook Road
Falls of Neuse and Spring Forest roads
I-440 westbound and Wake Forest Road
Harps Mill and Haymarket
Harps Mill and Plateau Lane
Six Forks Road and Longstreet Drive
West Millbrook and Six Forks roads