Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS85 KLKN 221201
FLSLKN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
401 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

For the Lower Humboldt, including Battle Mountain...Comus, Moderate
flooding is occurring at Comus and minor flooding at Battle
Mountain. The flooding is expected to continue.

 ...The water level downstream of Comus and in the city
of Winnemucca will continue to rise through Thursday. Battle
Mountain will hold steady or slightly rise through the
weekend...

                    FLD    OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION            STG   STG DAY  TIME    Thu    Fri    Sat

Lower Humboldt
  Battle Mountain   9.5    9.9 Wed 03 AM    9.7    9.9   10.1
  Comus             9.5   11.0 Wed 03 AM   10.8   10.5   10.2

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to noaa weather radio...

&&

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401 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Battle Mountain.
* until further notice.
* At  3:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.3 feet by
  Saturday before midnight. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...at 10.5 feet...Moderate lowland flooding throughout reach,
  with a number of rural roads impassable. No homes or basements
  flooded. Livestock stranding and miring begins to be a problem.
  3400 cfs, about a 5 year flood, 20 percent chance any year.

&&

LAT...LON 4074 11638 4055 11649 4060 11691 4076 11710 4093 11704

$$

NVC013-231201-
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401 AM PST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Humboldt River At Comus.
* until further notice.
* At  3:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 10.8 feet
  by early tomorrow.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Moderate to major lowland flooding
  throughout reach. Many rural roads near river flooded. Minor to
  moderate flooding in lower portions of winnemucca. Main area
  impacted is between uprr and golconda street on west and second
  street on the east, beneath i80. 3800 cfs, about a 14 year flood, 7
  percent chance any year. Similar to floods of June 1921 and april
  1969.

&&

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

$$

JRM



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