Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Reno NV
224 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

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Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties-
Including the cities of Portola and Susanville
224 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northeast California, including the following areas,
  Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with snow
  levels of 6000 to 6500 feet. Heavy rain will lead to flooding in
  urban areas and areas near rivers, streams, drainage ditches
  and farmland. Rock and mud slides may also occur.

* The Middle Fork of the Feather River near Portola is forecasted to
  be above flood stage from early Tuesday morning to Thursday
  morning. Minor flooding is also possible along the Susan and Pit
  Rivers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.

&&

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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
224 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central California and western Nevada,
  including the Lake Tahoe Basin.

* Through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain and snow to the
  Tahoe Basin. Snow levels at 6000 to 6500 have minimized the
  flood threat so far today.

* The highest risk of flooding is in urban areas where snow has
  blocked drainage paths. The Upper Truckee River in South Lake
  Tahoe will continue to rise, but is likely to remain below flood
  stage. Rock and mud slides are also possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.

&&

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Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area-
Including the cities of Sparks, Gardnerville, and Virginia City
224 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of western Nevada, including the following area,
  Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area.

* Through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow
  levels. This will lead to an enhanced risk for flooding in urban
  areas and along creeks, streams, drainage ditches, farmland and
  pasture land. Rock and mud slides are also possible.

* The Truckee River at Vista may approach flood stage early
  Tuesday morning. Peak flows on the Carson River will occur on
  Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.

&&

$$

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Mono County-
Including the cities of Bridgeport and Mammoth Lakes
224 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of east central California, including the following
  area, Mono County.

* Through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with snow
  levels near 7000 feet. Heavy rain will contribute to increasing
  flows on rivers and streams below 7000 feet with an enhanced
  flood potential through Tuesday. Rock and mud slides are also
  possible.

* The highest risk of flooding is in urban areas and along creeks,
  streams, and pasture land below 7000 feet. The Walker River will
  rise, but will likely remain below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.

&&

$$



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