Flooding cited as the reason
Craven County Schools will be closed on Monday, with officials citing flooding as the reason.
The area remains under a flood watch and wind advisory, according to the National Weather Service, as well as a coastal flood warning.
The area has experienced 13 consecutive days of rain, and the weather service is predicting more rain on Monday. Predictions cause for anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain Monday and Monday night.
Minor flooding has been reported in low-lying and flood-prone areas around Craven County.
There was no immediate word from school system officials on when the missed day would be made up.