Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
932 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

CAZ071>073-NVZ001>003-071300-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...
HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...
GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
932 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR LASSEN...EASTERN PLUMAS...EASTERN
  SIERRA...EASTERN ALPINE AND MONO COUNTIES IN CALIFORNIA. THE
  LAKE TAHOE BASIN AND SOUTHERN WASHOE...STOREY...LYON...CARSON
  CITY...DOUGLAS AND MINERAL COUNTIES IN WESTERN NEVADA.

* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN AND
  INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* MUCH OF THE REGION HAS A HIGHER POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING DUE
  TO THE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS. RAPID
  RUNOFF MAY OCCUR WITH ONLY MODERATE RAINFALL TOTALS ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR A FLASH FLOOD ON TUESDAY INCLUDE BURN
SCARS...LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY FLASH FLOODING SUNDAY AND/OR
MONDAY...POORLY DRAINED URBAN AREAS AND LOCATIONS NEAR STEEP
TERRAIN. MUD...ROCK AND DEBRIS FLOWS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL...NEVER
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.

&&

$$

BRONG

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