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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Reno NV
340 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

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Surprise Valley California-Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Northern Washoe County-
Including the cities of Cedarville, Fort Bidwell, Hawthorne,
Yerington, Smith Valley, Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock,
Silver Springs, Empire, and Gerlach
340 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast California and
  Nevada, including the following areas, in northeast
  California, Surprise Valley California. In Nevada, Mineral and
  Southern Lyon Counties, Northern Washoe County, and Western
  Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake.

* From 11 AM PDT through this evening.

* Monsoonal moisture remains over northeast California and western
  and west-central Nevada today. Storms today will be capable of
  producing localized heavy rainfall, with the potential for flash
  flooding and debris flows.

* Steep terrain and recent burned areas from wildfires will be
  especially susceptible to flash flooding and debris flows.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People in the watch area should continue to be aware of the
possibility for heavy rainfall, avoid low lying areas, and be
careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses. Do not
drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the road. The
road may be washed out or the water depth may be too great to
allow your car to cross safely.

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