Roanoke City officials say some areas are safe to return after evacuation

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke City officials say some areas are safe for residents to return after Thursday’s evacuations due to heavy flooding.

Water levels are receding in the Cravens Creek Road neighborhood, as well as the Arbutus, Arbor, and Piedmont neighborhoods to evacuate their homes as a precaution, in case of flooding. The City says it is now safe for residents to return to their homes.

Safety information for flooding can be found here.  Information about recovery resources is available here.

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