Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1228 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE FLOWING NORTH INTO WESTERN NEVADA AND EASTERN
CALIFORNIA WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL IMPULSE LIFTING
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION TO PRODUCE SCATTERED SLOW MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY. THE PRESENCE OF COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF
MOISTURE WILL RESULT IN SOME OF THE STORMS PRODUCING 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
1228 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

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

* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY 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
1228 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE
  GENERALLY EAST OF HIGHWAY 95.

* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY 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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