Destructive flooding ruins renovated football stadium at Pisgah High
The power of the flooding was apparent through a ruined football stadium at Pisgah High School in Canton. The turf field was ripped up after recently being installed.
WRAL'S KEELY ARTHUR HAS BEEN TOURING ALL DAY. >> MY PHOTOGRAPHER, KYLE GULDEN AND I WERE TALKING. AND THIS REALLY IS THE WORST WEATHER DAMAGE THAT WE HAVE EVER SEEN WITH OUR OWN EYES. I WANT YOU TO GET A SENSE OF THE POWER WITH THIS FLOOD. YOU CAN SEE THE BLEACHERS FLIPPED OVER. ASK BEHIND ME IS THE PISGAH NEWLY REP VATED FOOTBALL STADIUM. 90 PEOPLE STILL MISSING. WE SPOKE TO ONE CANTON WOMAN. >> I DON'T KNOW WHEN I'LL BE ABLE TO GET BACK INTO MY HOME. >> Reporter: SITTING AT A MAKESHIFT SHELTER, KANTSDON RESIDENT, VIRGINIA CLEMENTS IS LEFT WITH NOTHING. >> THEY TELL ME. COME NOW. WE'LL CARRY YOU OUT. >> THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRED PROMPTED MAJOR RAIN AND MASSIVE FLOODING IN THE AREA. AS THE PIGEON RIVER OVERFLOWED, IT RIPPED THROUGH THE NEW PIZZ GAHIGH SCHOOL. >> WHEN YOU GOT IN THE WATER, HOW HIGH WAS IT ON YOU? >> ABOUT HERE. >> HERE? >> JUST ABOUT. >> THEY ARE SEARCHING FOR DOZENS OF PEOPLE AS THEY GRASP HOW THEIR WORLDS TURN JOWPPEDZOUN DOWN. >> I KNOW PEOPLE LOST THEIR HOMES. >> I HAD TO GET OUT WITH MY PURSE AND THE CLOTHES ON MY BACK. NOTHING ELSE. >> GOVERNOR ROY COOPER SAID HAZEL COUNTY WAS HARDEST HIT. PEOPLE HAVE COME TO HELP OUT. INCLUDING PEOPLE FROM THE