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Heavy rainfall floods roads, golf course

By Kayla Vaughn

Nearly a foot of weekend rain along the northern Catawba River basin has washed down into areas of Lancaster County this week, flooding some neighborhoods and closing a section of Van Wyck Road near Steel Hill for most of the day Monday.
Rick Jiran, Duke Energy spokesman, said early Tuesday that inflow from the river basin has caused Lake Wateree to spill over, and it is expected to exceed 103.5 feet with more rain anticipated. The lake level will be difficult to forecast until the rain has stopped and the river flows have stopped rising, he said.

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