Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Elko, NV

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2
000
WGUS65 KLKN 272142
FFALKN

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
242 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...

.SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA TUESDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL OVER GROUND THAT MAY ALREADY BE SATURATED FROM PREVIOUS
STORM ACTIVITY WILL ENHANCE THE PROSPECT FOR FLASH FLOODING.

NVZ030-031-033>041-290000-
/O.NEW.KLKN.FF.A.0005.140729T1200Z-140730T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...JACKPOT...
WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...
SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS....ELY...RUTH...
MCGILL...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...
ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...
PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...DUCKWATER...
CURRANT SUMMIT
242 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTH
  CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEAST NEVADA...NORTHWEST NEVADA AND SOUTH
  CENTRAL NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
  CENTRAL NEVADA...WHITE PINE COUNTY. IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN
  LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY. IN NORTHEAST
  NEVADA...NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY...RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT
  RANGE...SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY...SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY
  AND SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY. IN NORTHWEST NEVADA...HUMBOLDT
  COUNTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY AND
  NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY.

* FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
  HEAVY RAINFALL.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS IN AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN AS WELL AS NORMALLY DRY
  WASHES. ROCK SLIDES AND DEBRIS OR WATER FLOWS OVER ROADWAYS ARE
  POSSIBLE. BE ALERT FOR PONDING ON ROADWAYS AND OTHER LOW LYING
  AREAS. AREAS NEAR RECENT BURN SCARS WILL ALSO BE MORE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO INCREASED RUNOFF AND FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

LW





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.