Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS55 KLKN 212247
FFWLKN
NVC007-011-033-220145-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
347 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN WHITE PINE COUNTY IN EASTERN NEVADA...
  EXTREME EAST CENTRAL EUREKA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEVADA...
  THIS INCLUDES RUBY LAKE...HARRISON PASS...THE SOUTHERN RUBY
  MOUNTAINS...

* UNTIL 645 PM PDT

* AT 340 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SCATTERED INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS AND WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAIN FROM NEAR JIGGS TO RUBY LAKE. RADAR ESTIMATES ONE TO TWO INCHES
OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THIS AREA OVER THE PAST HOUR. FLASH FLOODING
OF NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND STREAMS IS LIKELY.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION FOR THOSE OUTDOORS IN THE RUBY
MOUNTAINS. SEEK HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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 4005 11528 4003 11558 4001 11585 4012 11585
      4033 11580 4035 11516

$$

TURNER






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