Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS55 KLKN 152356
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
456 PM PDT TUE JUL 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL NYE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF TONOPAH...

* UNTIL 800 PM PDT

* AT 449 PM PDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLASH
FLOODING FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA. THIS FLASH
FLOODING WAS ON STATE ROUTE 376 BETWEEN MILE MARKER 42 AND 44.
DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS NOW FALLING OVER
TONOPAH AND STATE ROUTE 376 AND HIGHWAY 6. ADDITIONAL FLASH
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN TONOPAH IS LIKELY THROUGH THE NEXT TWO
HOURS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO ONE INCH IS POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF INCLUDE...TONOPAH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN ELKO.

&&

LAT...LON 3805 11689 3805 11723 3810 11727 3825 11745
      3855 11744 3863 11727 3846 11707 3836 11699
      3810 11682 3804 11687

$$

JRM





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