Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
208 AM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...
HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...
GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
208 AM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CALIFORNIA...GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA...
  LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES 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 THIS EVENING

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON.
  THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN AND
  INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* MUCH OF THE REGION HAS A HIGHER POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING DUE
  TO THE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS. RAPID RUNOFF
  MAY OCCUR WITH ONLY MODERATE RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR A FLASH FLOOD INCLUDE BURN
SCARS...LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY FLASH FLOODING SUNDAY AND/OR
MONDAY...POORLY DRAINED URBAN AREAS AND LOCATIONS NEAR STEEP
TERRAIN. MUD...ROCK AND DEBRIS FLOWS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL...NEVER
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.

&&

$$
MJD

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