Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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

...LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...

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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...
SMITH VALLEY...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...
VIRGINIA CITY
320 AM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND
  WESTERN NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL
  CALIFORNIA...GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA AND MONO COUNTY. IN WESTERN
  NEVADA...GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA...GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN
  AREA AND MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE ACROSS THE SIERRA AND FAR WESTERN
  NEVADA WILL COMBINE WITH DAYTIME HEATING TO PRODUCE
  THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ANY STORMS THAT
  DEVELOP WILL BE SLOW MOVING AND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY
  RAIN IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THESE BRIEF HEAVY RAINS COULD
  LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS
  WHERE RECENT RAINS HAVE LEFT SOILS NEARLY SATURATED...AREAS OF
  STEEP TERRAIN...AND NEAR BURN SCARS FROM RECENT WILDFIRES.

* LOCAL ROADS COULD BE IMPACTED BY FLOODING...DEBRIS FLOWS AND
  ROCK SLIDES MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS
AND OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MONITOR WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS
AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

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HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO



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