Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
821 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN TODAY...

.MOIST AND WITH UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL ALLOW SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS. A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP AND PRODUCE
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL. THOSE HEADING OUTDOORS TODAY SHOULD HAVE A
PLAN TO QUICKLY RETURN TO A SHELTERED LOCATIONS IF A THUNDERSTORMS
NEARS YOUR LOCATION.

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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...
BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...
SMITH VALLEY...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...
VIRGINIA CITY...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...SILVER SPRINGS
821 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN...ALPINE COUNTY AND THE WASHINGTON
  FIRE...MONO COUNTY...THE RENO-SPARKS AREA...AND ALL OF
  LYON...STOREY...CHURCHILL...PERSHING AND MINERAL COUNTIES IN
  WESTERN NEVADA.

* UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE DEVELOPING THIS MORNING WITH
  STRONGER ACTIVITY POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND LEAD TO FLASH
  FLOODING.

* NOT ALL LOCATIONS WILL RECEIVE HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY. AREAS THAT
  RECEIVED RAINFALL IN THE LAST COUPLE DAYS...POORLY DRAINED URBAN
  LOCATIONS...ROADS AND CAMPGROUNDS NEAR SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS...DRY WASHES AND THE WASHINGTON FIRE ARE AT RISK FOR
  FLASH FLOODING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU AREA HEADING OUTSIDE...HAVE A PLAN TO QUICKLY RETURN TO A
SHELTERED LOCATION IF A THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES YOUR LOCATION.
HEAVY RAIN CAN ALSO LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE IN
THE BACK COUNTY. BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS IF YOU ARE NEAR A
SMALL CREEK...STREAM OR DRY WASH. HEAVY RAIN UPSTREAM CAN LEAD TO
FLOODING AN HOUR OR TWO AFTER THE RAINFALL HAS ENDED.

&&

$$

BRONG

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