Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
307 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN LIKELY TODAY...

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO
PRODUCE SCATTERED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. SOME STORMS
MAY PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THE AREA
UNDER THE BIGGEST THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL BE EAST OF A LINE
FROM BRIDGEPORT TO YERINGTON TO FALLON TO WINNEMUCCA. AREAS OUTSIDE
OF THE WATCH ARE ALSO SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAVY RAIN...ESPECIALLY OVER
STEEPER TERRAIN AND RECENT BURN SCARS...BUT THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT
AS LIKELY TO BE AS WIDESPREAD IN AREAS OUTSIDE THE WATCH.

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MONO-MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...
HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY
307 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
  MONO. IN WESTERN NEVADA...MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE ALONG WITH LIGHT WINDS ALOFT AND AN UPPER
  LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN. THE AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR
  FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS AND RECENT
  BURN SCARS SUCH AS THE SWAUGER FIRE.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO LEAD TO ROCK AND MUD SLIDES NEAR STEEP
  TERRAIN AND COULD IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS
AND OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MONITOR WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS
AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

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WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALLON...LOVELOCK
307 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREA...WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE ALONG WITH LIGHT WINDS ALOFT AND AN UPPER
  LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN. THE AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR
  FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS AND RECENT
  BURN SCARS SUCH AS THE BERNICE FIRE.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO LEAD TO ROCK AND MUD SLIDES NEAR STEEP
  TERRAIN AND COULD IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS
AND OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MONITOR WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS
AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

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