Emergency officials are monitoring the Tar River and its tributaries as rain continues to fall in Pitt County.
The National Weather Service posted a flood watch that was in effect until 6 a.m. today for Pitt, Martin, Washington, Tyrrell, mainland Dare, Greene, Beaufort, mainland Hyde, Duplin, Lenoir, Jones, Craven, Pamlico, Carteret, Onslow, Outer Banks Dare and Outer Banks Hyde counties.
Monday marked the seventh consecutive day of rainfall in Pitt County.
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