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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
250 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM LATE
   TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.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>041-290200-
/O.CON.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
250 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
   TUESDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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 LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
  LOCALLY 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.

&&

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