Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Reno NV
1134 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

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Lyon NV-
1134 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the

* Flood Advisory for...
  A Dam Release in...
  Southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* Until 330 PM PDT Saturday

* Ongoing releases from Bridgeport Reservoir and Topaz Lake have
  resulted in increased flows on both the East and West Forks of the
  Walker River. These increased releases are a precautionary
  measture intended to create additional storage space in the
  reservoirs in preparation for high snowmelt runoff later this
  spring.

* Water management adjustments will result in an increase in flow on
  the West Walke from near Topaz Lake to the confluence.  These flow
  increases are not anticipated to result in impacts along the West
  Walker.

* The flow below Bridgeport Reservoir along the East Walker is
  expected to remain fairly constant and may result in minor
  flooding along East Walker Road from the Strosnider Ditch to near
  the confluence with the West Walker.

* Farther downstream, combined flows from the East and West Walker
  will likely result in minor flooding below Yerington near where
  Miller Lane crosses the river.

* Additional minor flooding is possible in mainly rural areas of
  south central Lyon Couty, but impacts are expected to be minimal
  unless flows are increased beyond the current levels. Check with
  local officials for possible road closures or restrictions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated and will
result in some flooding of low lying areas. Water will be swift and
dangerous, especially upstream along the East and West Forks of the
Walker River. Stay away or be swept away.

&&

LAT...LON 3909 11887 3907 11901 3900 11906 3890 11903
      3882 11903 3872 11895 3865 11895 3865 11898
      3873 11900 3876 11903 3881 11906 3883 11909
      3880 11915 3881 11918 3881 11922 3886 11920
      3893 11920 3914 11919 3920 11906

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JW/TB



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