FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) —
At least two people are still missing in Fayetteville after floods from Hurricane Matthew inundated parts of the city Saturday night.
The number is down after authorities said two people were accounted for Monday morning. Officials are still trying to make contact with 43-year-old Boris Abbey and 45-year-old Christy Woods after the were reported missing following Matthew.
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Flooding continues to plague the area, along with power outages. Cumberland County Schools will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
A boil water advisory also remains in effect in Fayetteville after a city-wide running water outage Saturday night. Spring Lake, Sanford and Lee County are also under a boil water advisory.
Fayetteville officials said they made over 200 swift water rescues in which 574 people were rescued over the weekend. The hundreds of pending emergency calls are being prioritized by life-threatening needs. Out-of-state rescue teams from New York, New Jersey and Ohio helped in the city.
Watch: Fayetteville first responders rescue toddler from car trapped in water
Fayetteville police recorded a water rescue of a mother and a toddler on Facebook.
Officials are telling people to never drive through water if it’s over the road.
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