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Cleanup at Crabtree Valley Mall after flooding

Crews work to clear mud from a parking lot at Crabtree Valley Mall following flooding after heavy rain Monday night, May 21, 2018.
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Crews work to clear mud from a parking lot at Crabtree Valley Mall following flooding after heavy rain Monday night, May 21, 2018.

Flash floods closed some roads and left cars in deep water Monday evening in Raleigh.

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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

Check out the ABC11 weather forecast to find out the latest information about when and where we'll see more rain this week in central and eastern N.C.

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