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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Reno NV
307 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

Placer CA-Nevada CA-Washoe NV-
307 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  A Dam Floodgate Release in...
  Placer County in central California...
  Nevada County in northern California...
  Southern Washoe County in western Nevada...

* Until 245 PM PDT Tuesday

* Water management officials have increased the flow out of Lake
  Tahoe on the afternoon of April 26th. The increase in flow will
  lead to minor flooding along the Truckee River from the Lake Tahoe
  Dam to Truckee and abnormally high flows along the river through
  Reno and Sparks. These high flows will likely continue into early

* Impacts...Minor flooding will cover sections of the Truckee-Tahoe
  bike path along Highway 89 as well as portions of the path through
  the Reno-Sparks area. Some backyards, basements and campgrounds
  along the river near Highway 89 may be inundated by the high
  flows. Campgrounds in the area are closed.

* These high flows will continue for an indefinite amount of time as
  officials manage the water in the Truckee reservoir system in
  anticipation of higher snowmelt flows in May and June. Officials are
  constantly monitoring the high flows and flood impacts.

* This will be the highest flow on the Truckee River from the Lake
  Tahoe Dam to Bear Creek at Alpine Meadows since February 1999.


The river is powerful, fast and cold. Please stay clear for safety.
Any unanticipated increase in flows could lead to flooding in areas
near the river.


LAT...LON 3939 12010 3938 12005 3943 12004 3944 12002
      3944 12000 3952 12000 3952 11989 3954 11980
      3952 11970 3950 11970 3951 11980 3949 11990
      3950 11997 3944 11998 3942 12000 3936 12002
      3936 12009 3933 12013 3931 12018 3918 12019
      3916 12014 3915 12016 3917 12020 3930 12022
      3933 12020 3935 12014



Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Reno NV
553 PM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

Placer CA-
553 PM PDT SUN APR 23 2017


* Increased releases from Lake Tahoe will continue for a  prolonged
  period of time. This is being done to make room for future
  snowmelt from a near record snowpack in the Tahoe Basin.

* Minor flooding is expected along sections of the Truckee River
  between Lake Tahoe and Squaw Creek. Below Squaw Creek...flows on
  the river will be even higher due to snowmelt runoff from local
  tributaries. This may cause some very minor flooding near the
  river just above the city of Truckee as well.

* Locations impacted include the Bike Path and other low lying areas
  from Lake Tahoe to just below Squaw Creek.

* This will be the highest flow experienced on this section of the
  Truckee River since the summer of 2006. Any changes to, or around,
  the river channel since 2006 may result in unanticipated impacts.

* These flows will result in very powerful, fast, and cold
  conditions that will be very hazardous. Keep people, pets, and
  property clear for safety.


Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe. The cold temperatures of
the water will result in rapid onset of hypothermia.


LAT...LON 3921 12019 3919 12019 3917 12017 3917 12014
      3916 12014 3915 12016 3917 12020 3921 12021


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