Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS85 KLKN 272202
FLSLKN
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Elko NV
302 PM PDT Sat May 27 2017

For the Lower Humboldt, including Comus, Minor flooding is occurring
and is expected to continue.

...Flooding continues along the lower Humboldt River...

                    FLD    OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION            STG   STG DAY  TIME    Sun    Mon    Tue

Lower Humboldt
  Comus             9.5   10.4 Sat 02 PM   10.4   10.1    9.9

NVC013-282202-
/O.EXT.KLKN.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170601T0900Z/
/CMSN2.2.ER.170318T1515Z.170331T1315Z.170531T2100Z.NR/
302 PM PDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Comus.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At  2:15 PM Saturday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday early afternoon.
* Impact...at 10.5 feet...Moderate lowland flooding throughout reach,
  with some rural roads flooded. Minor flooding in lower parts of
  winnemucca with sewer backups, main area impacted is between uprr
  and second street beneath i80. Property damage in winnemucca is
  minimal. 3200 cfs, about a 10 year flood, 10 percent chance any
  year. Similar to floods of feb 1986, june 1995, and may 1998.

&&

LAT...LON 4103 11702 4070 11705 4090 11762 4087 11800 4118 11795

$$




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