Triad, Most of NC Feel The Wrath of Hurricane Matthew

PIEDMONT TRIAD, N.C. -- Hurricane Matthew slowed down to a Category 1 storm early Saturday morning but the storm left its mark all across North Carolina. 

In the Triad, 911 emergency operators in Alamance, Guilford, Randolph, Forsyth and Davidson Counties all reported multiple downed trees and power lines throughout the day. 

Duke Energy reported over 2,100 power outages in Randolph County early Saturday evening. Guilford County had around 1,000 outages. Click here to see outage map. 

Many parts of Fayetteville was flooded prompting rescues by police officers who used Facebook to urge people to stay off the roads.

A large oak tree fell onto a home in Burlington, displacing a family of three. Our Lauren Fabrizi reports that luckily, no one was hurt. 

 

 

Lauren spoke to a neighbor who said she heard cracking and then all of a sudden a large crash. 

 

Frank Callicutt shared this video with us of a tree that fell on a home in Lexington. 

 

 

 

 

Our Patrick Wright is covering storm damage in Greensboro. He talked with a homeowner on Jefferson Road where a massive tree fell in the backyard. The homeowner, Eddie, told him he thinks the tree is over 100 years old. 

Flood waters submerged Latham Park in Greensboro. Some people were seen walking through water as high as their thighs. 

 

 

We want to know what you are seeing in your area. Post your photos and videos to our WFMY News 2 Facebook page, email us at myphotos@wfmy.com, or tweet us @WFMY. Be sure to take photos and videos horizontally. 

PHOTOS: Flooding Across NC As Matthew Leaves Mark

Here are more photos our viewers in the Triad have shared with us.

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