Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1243 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

NVC023-012245-
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NYE NV-
1243 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...

* UNTIL 345 PM PDT

* AT 1240 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MANHATTAN...ROUND MOUNTAIN...CARVERS...BERLIN ICHTHYOSAUR SP...ARC
  DOME...HADLEY...IONE AND MOUNT JEFFERSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS DIRT ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
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.

&&

LAT...LON 3874 11681 3844 11681 3831 11699 3834 11738
      3861 11736 3869 11749 3899 11773 3904 11741
      3889 11714

$$

RLC


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