Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
1205 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-
1205 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017 /105 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHERN NEVADA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST ARIZONA...NORTHWEST
  PLATEAU. IN SOUTHERN NEVADA...NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...AND AGAIN SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHERN MOHAVE COUNTY AND NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. AN ADDITIONAL PERIOD OF WIDESPREAD
  RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE AGAIN SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY. THIS COULD
  LEAD TO FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS THE AREA.

* THE COMBINATION OF ALREADY WET SOILS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. FLOODING OF SMALL
  STREAMS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS
  POSSIBLE. MOST LIKELY WATERWAYS IMPACTED INCLUDE THE SMALLER
  TRIBUTARIES FEEDING INTO THE MUDDY RIVER...VIRGIN RIVER AND BEAVER
  DAM WASH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. CHECK ROAD
CONDITIONS BEFORE DEPARTING AND NEVER DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

$$

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LINCOLN COUNTY-
1205 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREA...LINCOLN COUNTY.

* FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF
  SOUTHEAST LINCOLN COUNTY SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THIS
  COULD LEAD TO FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS THE AREA.

* THE COMBINATION OF ALREADY WET SOILS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. FLOODING OF
  SMALL STREAMS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS
  POSSIBLE. MOST LIKELY WATERWAYS IMPACTED INCLUDE THE SMALLER
  TRIBUTARIES FEEDING INTO THE BEAVER DAM WASH AND MEADOW VALLEY
  WASH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS-
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-
UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-
1205 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017 /105 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017/

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND
  SOUTHERN NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST
  ARIZONA...LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL
  RECREATION AREA AND NORTHWEST DESERTS. IN SOUTHEAST
  CALIFORNIA...SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER
  VALLEY. IN SOUTHERN NEVADA...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION
  AREA.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP ACROSS MUCH OF MOHAVE COUNTY...AND AREAS ALONG THE
  COLORADO RIVER VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. THIS COULD
  LEAD TO FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS THE AREA.

* THE COMBINATION OF ALREADY WET SOILS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF. FLOODING OF SMALL
  STREAMS... NORMALLY DRY WASHES...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS
  POSSIBLE. MOST LIKELY WATERWAYS IMPACTED INCLUDE THE BIG SANDY
  RIVER...TRUXTON WASH...SACRAMENTO WASH...AND DETRITAL WASH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. CHECK ROAD
CONDITIONS BEFORE DEPARTING AND NEVER DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

$$



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