Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

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WGUS45 KLKN 210453
FLWLKN
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
853 PM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Major severity for
   Martin Creek Near Paradise Valley. Moderate flooding is
   occurring, with Major flooding forecast...

Martin Creek near Paradise Valley has had a quick rise this evening
due to a little snow melt earlier in the day, along with moderate
rains.

The creek is now forecast to rise up to 7.4 feet late this evening
into the early overnight hours, then subside through the morning
hours on Tuesday. Major flood stage is 7.0 feet.

This is a potentially very dangerous situation. Stay away from water
over roads and flooded areas. More information will be issued as it
becomes available.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas...

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

&&

NVC013-220453-
/O.EXT.KLKN.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170222T1000Z/
/MARN2.3.ER.170220T2240Z.170221T0700Z.170221T2200Z.UU/
853 PM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for Martin Creek Near Paradise Valley.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.4 feet by
  tonight. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow early
  afternoon.
* Impact...at 7.0 feet...Major flooding occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 11738 4157 11732 4104 11753 4105 11772 4155 11753

$$

JR



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