Tropical Storm Elsa is headed for NC: Here’s how to learn if you live in a flood zone, near environmental hazards

BY: - July 7, 2021

The first tropical system of the summer, named Elsa, is expected to cause localized flooding in North Carolina tomorrow, as it crosses into Scotland and Richmond counties in the morning and then travels through the central part of the state. Here is a brief tutorial for learning whether you're in a flood zone and what other environmental hazards could lurk below the water.