Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
937 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
INCLINE VILLAGE, AND GARDNERVILLE
937 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA,
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA,
  GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA. IN WESTERN NEVADA, GREATER LAKE TAHOE
  AREA AND GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* HEAVY RAIN FROM AN AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
  NORTHERN SIERRA AND LAKE TAHOE BASIN THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  SNOW LEVELS SHOULD REMAIN NEAR 8000 FEET, BUT SOME SPOTTERS HAVE
  REPORTED ACCUMULATING SNOW AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN AS LOW AS
  6500 FEET.

* THE GREATEST THREAT FOR FLOODING IS NEAR SMALL CREEKS, STREAMS,
  AND RECENTLY BURNED SLOPES SUCH AS THE LITTLE VALLEY FIRE. ROCK
  AND MUD SLIDES ARE LIKELY NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.

* FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN THE MOGUL AREA SO FAR TODAY. ROCK,
  MUD SLIDES AND PONDING OF WATER IS IMPACTING TRAVEL ON
  INTERSTATE 80.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY ALSO GENERATE ROCK AND MUD SLIDES IN STEEP
TERRAIN. PERSONS LIVING ALONG SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS SHOULD
MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING OCCUR.

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