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Flash Flood Watch
CAZ071>073-NVZ001>003-080400-
/O.CON.KREV.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-150708T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-MONO-MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTOLA...SUSANVILLE...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...TRUCKEE...BRIDGEPORT...MAMMOTH LAKES...
HAWTHORNE...YERINGTON...SMITH VALLEY...INCLINE VILLAGE...SPARKS...
GARDNERVILLE...VIRGINIA CITY
114 PM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CALIFORNIA...GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA...
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES AND MONO. IN
WESTERN NEVADA...GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA...GREATER RENO-CARSON
CITY-MINDEN AREA AND MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING. THESE STORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAIN AND FLASH
FLOODING.

* MUCH OF THE REGION HAS A HIGHER POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING DUE
TO THE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS. RAPID RUNOFF
MAY OCCUR WITH ONLY MODERATE RAINFALL TOTALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AREAS AT GREATEST RISK FOR A FLASH FLOOD INCLUDE BURN SCARS...
LOCATIONS ALREADY IMPACTED BY FLASH FLOODING SUNDAY AND MONDAY...
POORLY DRAINED URBAN AREAS AND LOCATIONS NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.
MUD...ROCK AND DEBRIS FLOWS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL...NEVER ATTEMPT TO
DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-081330-
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHASTA DAM ...BURNEY...REDDING...
RED BLUFF...CHICO...OROVILLE...MARYSVILLE/YUBA CITY ...
SACRAMENTO ...FAIRFIELD/SUISUN ...STOCKTON...MODESTO...
ALDER SPRINGS...LAKEPORT...PARADISE...GRASS VALLEY...JACKSON...
CHESTER...QUINCY...BLUE CANYON
221 PM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN...

.IMPACTS...
* HAZARDOUS TRAVEL, MUDSLIDES, FREQUENT AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING

* FIRE STARTS

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
* HIGH FOR MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS

* LOW VALLEY

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
* TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY

* POTENTIAL FOR OVERNIGHT THUNDERSTORMS REACHING THE VALLEY
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY

* HIGHER ELEVATION THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO GENERATE LOCAL
HEAVY PRECIPITATION

.WEATHER SUMMARY...

LOW PRESSURE NOW OFF THE COAST IS BEGINNING TO SHIFT
INLAND...BRINGING INCREASING CHANCES OF MAINLY MOUNTAIN
THUNDERSTORMS. THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS IS THROUGH
THURSDAY. RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THE STORMS WILL LIKELY HELP
LIMIT THE SPREAD OF ANY NEW FIRE STARTS.

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