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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Reno NV
1209 PM PDT Thu Jul 29 2021

CAZ072-073-NVZ001>003-310300-
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Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Mono County-Mineral and Southern Lyon
Counties-Greater Lake Tahoe Area-Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden
Area-
Including the cities of Truckee, Virginia City, Stateline, Smith
Valley, Tahoe City, Bridgeport, Lee Vining, Glenbrook, Hawthorne,
Incline Village, Sparks, Gardnerville, Schurz, Yerington, Mina,
South Lake Tahoe, Coleville, Markleeville, Mammoth Lakes, and Verdi
1209 PM PDT Thu Jul 29 2021

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central California and
  western Nevada, including the following areas, in east central
  California, Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County. In western
  Nevada, Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden
  Area and Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties.

* From Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* Thunderstorms with heavy rain and intense rainfall rates are
  likely Friday afternoon into Friday evening in the Sierra south of
  Lake Tahoe and across western Nevada. Burn scars, steep terrain,
  and poorly drained urban areas are at greatest risk for flash
  flooding.

* Alpine, Mono, Douglas, Lyon, and Mineral Counties are at greatest
  risk for flash flooding. Heavy rain may also impact the Tahoe
  Basin, Reno, Carson City, and Storey County. Debris flows, rock
  slides, ponding of water on roads, and rapid rises on small creeks
  are possible if heavy rainfall occurs on Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

BB



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