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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1227 PM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021

.Another round of high monsoonal moisture is expected through the
weekend that will lead to an increased risk for flash flooding
across much of the region. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms
capable of very high rainfall rates will be possible each afternoon
today and Saturday and could linger into the overnight hours as well.

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/O.CON.KVEF.FF.A.0007.000000T0000Z-210801T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Northwest Plateau-Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave-Northwest Deserts-Lake
Mead National Recreation Area-Eastern Sierra Slopes-Owens Valley-
White Mountains of Inyo County-Death Valley National Park-Eastern
Mojave Desert-Cadiz Basin-San Bernardino County-Upper Colorado River
Valley-Esmeralda and Central Nye County-Lincoln County-Northeast
Clark County-Western Clark and Southern Nye County-Sheep Range-
Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon-Las Vegas Valley-Lake Mead National
Recreation Area-Southern Clark County-
Including the cities of Western Grand Canyon, Rachel, Laughlin, Lake
Havasu City, Colorado City, Goldfield, Hiko, Indian Springs, Silver
Peak, Yucca, Independence, Henderson, Hayford Pk, Vidal Junction,
Mitchell Caverns, Moapa, Amargosa Valley, Baker, Pahrump, Lone Pine,
Beatty, Furnace Creek, Needles, Alamo, Red Rock Canyon, Desert Rock,
Wikieup, Dolan Springs, North Las Vegas, Cal-Nev-Ari, Bullhead City,
Golden Valley, Searchlight, Stovepipe Wells, Primm, Mt Trumbull,
Oatman, Westgard Pass, Bristlecone Pine, Topock, Aspendell, Overton,
Dyer, Panaca, Boulder City, The Town Of Mt Charleston, Mountain
Pass, Tuweep, Caliente, Hoover Dam, Mohave Valley, Pipe Spring
National Monument, Pioche, Olancha, Valentine, Las Vegas, Mesquite,
Whitney Portal, Desert Hills, Kingman, Bishop, and Shoshone
1227 PM MST Fri Jul 30 2021 /1227 PM PDT Fri Jul 30 2021/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Arizona, southeast California and Nevada,
  including the following areas, in northwest Arizona, Lake Havasu
  and Fort Mohave, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Northwest
  Deserts and Northwest Plateau. In southeast California, Cadiz
  Basin, Death Valley National Park, Eastern Mojave Desert, Eastern
  Sierra Slopes, Owens Valley, San Bernardino County-Upper Colorado
  River Valley and White Mountains of Inyo County. In Nevada,
  Esmeralda and Central Nye County, Lake Mead National Recreation
  Area, Las Vegas Valley, Lincoln County, Northeast Clark County,
  Sheep Range, Southern Clark County, Spring Mountains-Red Rock
  Canyon and Western Clark and Southern Nye County.

* Through late Saturday night.

* Afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected to develop both
  today and Saturday that will be capable of producing very high
  rainfall rates and areas of flash flooding. High terrain areas
  such as the Spring Mountains and the Sierra Nevada are favored for
  the highest rainfall totals, but these storms are expected to move
  into lower desert valley areas spreading the flash flood risk
  across much of the region as well.

* Very heavy rainfall rates are expected which will lead to flash
  flooding. Especially in high terrain areas and in highly
  vulnerable debris flow areas such as burn scars. With several
  instances of flash flooding over the recent weeks, already flash
  flood prone washes and low water crossings will be likely to flood
  again.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be prepared to take action when Flash Flood Warnings are issued and
check to ensure you are able to receive them.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

$$

TB



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