Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1055 AM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY...

.A DISTURBANCE APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTH ON SATURDAY WILL
INTERACT WITH A MOIST ATMOSPHERE OVER NEVADA TO PRODUCE SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING IS EXPECTED.
OUTDOOR HOLIDAY AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES WILL BE IMPACTED.

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NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...LEE...
RUBY LAKE...SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS...ELY...
RUTH...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...AUSTIN...DIAMOND VALLEY...
EUREKA...EUREKA AIRPORT...GARDEN PASS...GILLMAN SPRINGS...
GRASS VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...
RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
1055 AM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NEVADA...NORTH CENTRAL
  NEVADA AND NORTHEAST NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  IN NEVADA...NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY...RUBY MOUNTAINS AND EAST
  HUMBOLDT RANGE...SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY...SOUTHWEST ELKO
  COUNTY AND WHITE PINE COUNTY. IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN
  LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY. IN NORTHEAST
  NEVADA...NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY.

* FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE
  LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAIN. STORMS WILL MOVE SLOWLY...ENHANCING
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS IN AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN...NEAR BURN SCARS...AND
  NORMALLY DRY WASHES. ROCK SLIDES AND DEBRIS/WATER FLOWS OVER
  ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE. ROADWAYS IN LOW-LYING AREAS WILL BE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. IF CAMPING OUTDOORS THIS HOLIDAY
  WEEKEND...REMAIN AWARE OF WATER NEAR YOU...AND HAVE A PLAN TO
  MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLASH FLOODING OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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TURNER


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