Sarah's story for Wednesday:

By Sarah Batista

Charlotte, NC (WBTV) -  Heavy rains and strong winds continue to cause major problems across the area.

Coming up on WBTV news at 5, WBTV's Sarah Batista will have a live report on what areas are hit the hardest. She's also talking to a city arborist about what preventative maintenance can be done on your trees to keep them from falling.

Coming up on WBTV news at 6, WBTV is On Your Side with information on what to do with the leaves clogging your storm drain.