If the dam fails, areas such as Fort Bragg, Pope Air Force Base and Spring Lake could experience flooding.
As the sun came up Sunday, residents surveyed damage levied by the storm which brought strong winds and heavy rains.
Ten people were killed and five are missing in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew dumped more than a foot of rain in some parts.
A total of 574 people were rescued during 227 water rescue calls in Fayetteville.
The stranded people were forced off I-40 and the surrounding roads were also closed from flooding.
Emergency crews were out on Rose Lane in Raleigh for several hours Saturday evening trying to rescue a man caught in flood waters.
After several inches of rain and high winds pounded Central North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew on Saturday, several roads in Cary were cl…
The rescue shows a woman in a flooded area of Robeson Drive near MLK Highway around 6 p.m. in Fayetteville.
Three people were trapped on top of their vehicle in downtown around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Several municipalities in the CBS North Carolina viewing area have established curfews in response to Hurricane Matthew.