Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS85 KLKN 211844
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1044 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

For the Lower Humboldt, including Battle Mountain...Comus, minor to moderate
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue. For Winnemucca,
flooding will increase through Thursday. The river at the Melarkey Street
Bridge is expected to crest Thursday near moderate level and then begin a
very slow drop.


                    FLD    OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION            STG   STG DAY  TIME    Wed    Thu    Fri

Lower Humboldt
  Battle Mountain   9.5    9.8 Tue 09 AM    9.6    9.6    9.9
  Comus             9.5   11.1 Tue 09 AM   11.0   10.8   10.5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to noaa weather radio...


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1044 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Battle Mountain.
* until further notice.
* At  9:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.1 feet by
  early Saturday morning. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...at 10.0 feet...Minor to moderate lowland flooding
  throughout reach. Some rural roads near the river are flooded.
  About 3000 cfs, a 4 year flood, 25 percent chance any year.

&&

LAT...LON 4074 11638 4055 11649 4060 11691 4076 11710 4093 11704

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1044 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Comus.
* until further notice.
* At  9:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 11.0 feet
  by early tomorrow.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Moderate to major lowland flooding
  throughout reach. Many rural roads near river flooded. Minor to
  moderate flooding in lower portions of winnemucca. Main area
  impacted is between uprr and golconda street on west and second
  street on the east, beneath i80. 3800 cfs, about a 14 year flood, 7
  percent chance any year. Similar to floods of june 1921 and april
  1969.

&&

LAT...LON 4103 11702 4070 11705 4090 11762 4087 11800 4118 11795

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