Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Reno NV
949 AM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

Placer CA-
949 AM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Snowmelt in...
  Placer County in central California...from below Lake Tahoe to
  Squaw Creek.

* Until 945 AM PDT Thursday

* Water management officials report an increased released from Lake
  Tahoe will begin early Friday afternoon and may continue for a
  prolonged period of time. This is being done to make room for
  future snowmelt from a near record snowpack in the Tahoe Basin.

* Minor flooding is expected along sections of the Truckee River
  between Lake Tahoe and Squaw Creek.

* Locations impacted include the Bike Path and other low lying areas
  from Lake Tahoe to Squaw Creek.

* This will be the highest flow experienced on this section of the
  Truckee River since the summer of 2006. Any changes to, or around,
  the river channel since 2006 may result in unanticipated impacts.

* These flows will result in very powerful, fast, and cold
  conditions that will be very hazardous. Keep people, pets, and
  property clear for safety.


Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe. The cold temperatures of the water will result
in rapid onset of hypothermia.


LAT...LON 3921 12019 3919 12019 3917 12017 3917 12014
      3916 12014 3915 12016 3917 12020 3921 12021



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