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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NVZ031-038-071200-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
218 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...MOUNTAIN STREAMS ARE RUNNING STRONG...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE THE STATE THIS WEEKEND. HEAVY
RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS EASTERN NEVADA
AND NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY. WITH SNOW LEVELS ABOVE 8000
FEET...ACCELERATED SNOW-MELT COULD LEAD TO HIGHER FLOWS IN LOCAL
RIVERS AND STREAMS.

WITH RIVERS CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE ALREADY RUNNING STRONG...THE
EXPECTED ADDITIONAL SNOW-MELT MAY CAUSE SOME SMALLER MOUNTAIN
STREAMS TO EXCEED BANK-FULL...LEADING TO SOME MINOR FLOODING
ISSUES.

THE JARBIDGE RIVER AND LAMOILLE CREEK ARE ALREADY RISING HIGHER
EACH EVENING. SO ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW-MELT COULD CREATE A PROBLEM. IF
TRAVELING IN THE BACK-COUNTRY THIS WEEK...BE AWARE THAT SOME DIRT
OR GRAVEL ROADWAYS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE AT TIMES.

$$

LW

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