Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Reno NV
447 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

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Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Including the cities of Portola and Susanville
447 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northeast California, including the following
  area, Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties.

* From late tonight through Tuesday afternoon

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high
  snow levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt will
  contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with an
  enhanced flood potential late Sunday night through Tuesday.

* The Middle Fork of the Feather River near Portola is currently
  forecast to reach moderate flood stage with flooding also
  possible for the Susan and Pit River basins.

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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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
447 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

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.

* From late tonight through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow
  levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt below 7000 feet
  will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with
  an enhanced flood potential late Sunday night through Tuesday
  morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and
  poor drainage areas, including the Upper Truckee River in
  South Lake Tahoe. Rivers such as the Truckee and the East and
  West Forks of the Carson will see appreciable rises but at
  this time are expected to remain below flood stage.

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 in the Lake Tahoe area should take action to
clear blocked drains and areas where snow berms would allow water
to collect and damage property. 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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Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
447 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of western Nevada, including the following area,
  Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area.

* From late tonight through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high
  snow levels Monday. 2 to 3 inches of rain is possible in the
  Carson Range with 1 to 2 inches through most valley locations.
  This will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and
  streams, with an enhanced flood potential Monday into Tuesday
  morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and
  poor drainage areas Monday into Tuesday morning. This includes
  creeks and streams that drain the foothills and the Carson
  Range such as Steamboat Creek, Dry Creek and Eagle Valley
  Creek. Low lying areas in both Washoe and Carson Valleys could
  also see flooding issues.

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 in the watch area should take time to clear any
blocked drains in anticipation of the heavy rain. 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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Mono County-
Including the cities of Bridgeport and Mammoth Lakes
447 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of east central California, including the following
  area, Mono County.

* From late tonight through Tuesday morning

* A moderate to strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain
  with high snow levels late Sunday night through Tuesday
  morning. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt will contribute
  to increasing flows on rivers and streams with an enhanced
  flood potential late Sunday night into Tuesday morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and
  poor drainage areas. The Walker River will see appreciable
  rises, but at this time is expected to remain below flood
  stage.

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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