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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
147 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
TO PRODUCE SCATTERED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS
EVENING. SOME STORMS MAY PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER A SHORT
PERIOD OF TIME. THE AREA UNDER THE BIGGEST THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN
WILL BE ALONG THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT INTO PERSHING AND
CHURCHILL COUNTIES.

NVZ003-310500-
/O.EXB.KREV.FF.A.0005.140730T2047Z-140731T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARKS...GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
147 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF WESTERN NEVADA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN
  AREA.

* UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE ALONG WITH LIGHT WINDS ALOFT AND AN UPPER
  LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN. THE AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR
  FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS AND RECENT BURN
  SCARS SUCH AS THE BISON FIRE.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO LEAD TO ROCK AND MUD SLIDES NEAR STEEP
  TERRAIN AND COULD IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS
AND OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MONITOR WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS
AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
147 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL COMBINE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
TO PRODUCE SCATTERED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS
EVENING. SOME STORMS MAY PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER A SHORT
PERIOD OF TIME. THE AREA UNDER THE BIGGEST THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN
WILL BE ALONG THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT INTO PERSHING AND
CHURCHILL COUNTIES.

NVZ004-310500-
/O.EXT.KREV.FF.A.0005.140730T2047Z-140731T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FERNLEY...FALLON...LOVELOCK...
SILVER SPRINGS
147 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREA...WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE.

* UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE ALONG WITH LIGHT WINDS ALOFT AND AN UPPER
  LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN. THE AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR
  FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.

* HEAVY RAIN MAY ALSO LEAD TO ROCK AND MUD SLIDES NEAR STEEP
  TERRAIN AND COULD IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS
AND OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MONITOR WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS
AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
918 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

PZZ470-475-310030-
/O.CON.KEKA.SC.Y.0059.000000T0000Z-140804T0000Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
CAPE MENDOCINO TO PT ARENA 10 TO 60 NM-
918 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT POSSIBLE
  THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE
  POSSIBLE ACROSS SOME AREAS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WAVES...STEEP NORTHERLY WAVES 7 TO 9 FT AROUND 8 SECONDS THROUGH
  MOST OF THE WEEK. SHORT PERIOD SEAS MAY REACH 10 TO 12 FT OVER
  THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EUREKA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
903 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

PZZ530-302200-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0123.140730T2000Z-140731T0400Z/
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
903 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
903 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

PZZ531-302200-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0123.140730T2000Z-140731T0400Z/
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
903 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1226 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ072-NVZ002-302230-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TAHOE CITY...
TRUCKEE...MARKLEEVILLE...GLENBROOK...INCLINE VILLAGE
1226 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS AFFECTING LAKE TAHOE
THIS AFTERNOON...

THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THROUGHOUT THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS IN
THE TAHOE BASIN. THESE STORMS WILL BE SLOW MOVING WITH PERIODS OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. THESE RAINS COULD RESULT IN RAPID RISES ON
THE SMALLER STREAMS IN THE BASIN.

HOWEVER...GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS AND LIGHTNING WILL LIKELY BE A
BIGGER THREAT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. OUTFLOW WINDS OF UP TO 45 MPH
ARE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS WHICH CAN CAUSE SUDDEN
INCREASES IN WAVE HEIGHTS ON LAKE TAHOE AND OTHER LAKES IN THE BASIN.

LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE WITH LITTLE NOTICE...AND OCCUR WELL AWAY FROM
ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

BOATERS AND HIKERS ARE REMINDED TO USE CAUTION THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON AND BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS.

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
521 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ004-311230-
UPPER TRINITY RIVER-
521 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS TRINITY
COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. MONSOONAL
MOISTURE...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...AND DAYTIME HEATING WILL
BE THE CATALYST TO TRIGGER CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY. THE BULK OF THE
ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE TRINITY ALPS AND HORN WITH
SLOW MOVEMENT TO THE NORTHEAST. THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTAIN SMALL
HAIL...PERIODS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...AND OCCASIONAL
CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE EACH AFTERNOON FOR
THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS OF NW CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE REFER TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR
WEATHER.GOV/EUREKA.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
521 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ002-076-311230-
MENDOCINO COAST-MENDOCINO INTERIOR-
521 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING AS AN ATMOSPHERIC
DISTURBANCE MOVES NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE REFER TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR
WEATHER.GOV/EUREKA.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
452 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ090-093-311200-
EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
452 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EAST CENTRAL SAN
JOAQUIN VALLEY AND THE ADJACENT FOOTHILLS.

...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

* TIMING: THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: FRESNO...CLOVIS...MADERA...MERCED
  ...MARIPOSA...OAKHURST

* IMPACTS: CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...SMALL
  HAIL...AND BRIEF MODERATE RAIN.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
452 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ096-097-311200-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
452 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS EVENING

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...SEQUOIA NATIONAL
  PARK AND FOREST...KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK...SIERRA NATIONAL
  FOREST...LODGEPOLE...YOSEMITE VALLEY...TUOLUMNE MEADOWS.

* IMPACTS:  CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...SMALL
  HAIL...AND BRIEF MODERATE RAIN.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-311300-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
ANTELOPE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY



THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND
ANTELOPE VALLEY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...OTHERWISE NO
HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

RORKE


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
1149 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

CAZ014-068-069-302130-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
1149 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED ALONG THE CREST OF THE
NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING. ONE THUNDERSTORM IS
CURRENTLY OVER FAR EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY...APPROACHING FALL RIVER
MILLS FROM THE SOUTH. ANOTHER IS OVER CENTRAL SIERRA COUNTY NEAR
BASSETTS. TWO MORE CELLS HAVE DEVELOPED ALONG THE CREST OVER
EASTERN PLACER AND EASTERN EL DORADO COUNTIES...AT ECHO SUMMIT AND
STRETCHING NORTH INTO THE DESOLATION WILDERNESS. LIGHTNING STRIKES
HAVE BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH THESE CELLS. CONTINUED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

PEOPLE PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE SKY AND BE PREPARED FOR
INCLEMENT WEATHER NEAR ANY OF THESE CELLS.

$$

GC

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