Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
000
WGUS85 KREV 220248
FLSREV

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Reno NV
748 PM PDT TUE MAR 21 2017

NVC019-232230-
/O.CON.KREV.FA.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170323T2230Z/
/00000.N.DR.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lyon NV-
748 PM PDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR A DAM RELEASE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330
PM PDT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHERN LYON COUNTY...

* Ongoing releases from Bridgeport Reservoir and Topaz Lake have
  resulted in increased flows on both the East and West Walker
  Rivers. These increased releases are a precautionary measure
  intended to create storage space in the reservoirs to handle
  increased runoff from snowmelt later this spring. Releases were
  increased a little more Tuesday evening from Topaz.

* The increased flow below Bridgeport Reservoir is likely to result
  in minor flooding along East Walker Road from the Strosnider Ditch
  to near the confluence with the West Walker.

* Farther downstream, combined flows from the East and West Walker
  will likely result in minor flooding below Yerington where Miller
  Lane crosses the river. Further increased flows could result in
  the Walker River near Mason reaching flood stage later this week.

* Additional minor flooding is possible in mainly rural areas of
  south central Lyon County, but impacts are expected to be minimal
  unless flows are increased beyond the current levels. Check with
  local officials for possible road closures or restrictions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 3909 11887 3907 11901 3900 11906 3890 11903
      3882 11903 3872 11895 3865 11895 3865 11898
      3873 11900 3876 11903 3881 11906 3883 11909
      3880 11915 3881 11918 3881 11922 3886 11920
      3893 11920 3914 11919 3920 11906

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.