Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
200 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...MORE THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN THURSDAY...

.MONSOON MOISTURE WILL BE ENHANCED BY THE REMNANTS OF A PACIFIC
TROPICAL STORM ON THURSDAY. LIFT FROM THIS FEATURE WILL COMBINE
WITH HIGH LEVELS OF HUMIDITY AND WEAK FLOW IN THE ATMOSPHERE TO
PRODUCE SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL.

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NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...
SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS....ELY...RUTH...MCGILL...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN...AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...ELKO...
SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...
TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
200 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTH
  CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEAST NEVADA AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...WHITE
  PINE COUNTY. IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY
  AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND
  SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY. IN NORTHEAST NEVADA...NORTHERN ELKO
  COUNTY...RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE...SOUTH CENTRAL
  ELKO COUNTY...SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN ELKO
  COUNTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY AND
  NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY.

* FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE
  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS IN AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN, NEAR ANY BURN SCARS, AND
  NORMALLY DRY WASHES. ROCK SLIDES AND DEBRIS/WATER FLOWS OVER
  ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE. LOW LYING AREAS, WHERE MOST ROADS ARE,
  WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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