Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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WGUS85 KREV 101253
453 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Truckee River Near Truckee affecting Nevada and Placer counties

Heavy rain is expected to fall throughout the Tahoe Basin leading
to rises on the Truckee River. The Truckee River at Truckee will rise
quickly and is likely to see moderate flooding on Saturday before
once again falling below flood stage by Saturday night.


These river forecasts are based on forecast rainfall and temperature
conditions at time of issuance. If actual conditions vary from these
forecasts...river conditions will vary accordingly. River forecasts
include current and planned reservoir releases.

Be alert for heavy rain upstream of your location which could cause
additional rapid rises on rivers and streams. Valuables should be
moved away from areas subject to flooding. Never drive through
flooded areas. Follow the directions of emergency officials.
stay tuned to latest developments by listening to NOAA Weather
Radio...or your favorite news source.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas as rushing water
can easily sweep a car away...

The next forecast update for these locations will be issued at about
9 am PST Saturday morning.


453 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Truckee River Near Truckee.
* At 3:00 AM Saturday the stage was 1.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Saturday morning and
  continue to rise to near 5.9 feet by Saturday afternoon.the river
  will fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 6.0 feet...Moderate flooding from Bear Creek in the
  Alpine Meadows area to Truckee...about 4200 cfs. Flooding of yards
  and basements of low-lying homes along river...some private bridges
  impacted. USGS estimates this much flow has about a 1 in 9 chance
  of being exceeded any year.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.4
  feet on December 20 1981.


LAT...LON 3918 12021 3932 12022 3939 12010 3938 12009 3919 12019


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