Updated: Tuesday, January 22 2013, 09:46 PM EST
Nearly 24 hours of heavy rain causes flooding in the far western counties.
Rescue crews in Bryson City were called in to help some residents out of their homes on Water Street. An underground culvert became blocked.
Other creeks in the areas are also rising and emergency management crews are keeping an eye on them.
Officials are warning residents not drive through standing water and listen for weather alerts.
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