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Flood Advisory
CAC003-017-057-061-091-NVC005-031-510-102045-
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Alpine CA-El Dorado CA-Placer CA-Sierra CA-Nevada CA-Washoe NV-
Douglas NV-Carson City NV-
1128 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 PM
PST FOR ALPINE...EL DORADO...PLACER...SIERRA...NEVADA...SOUTHERN
WASHOE...AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES AND WESTERN CARSON CITY...

At 1108 AM PST, Moderate to heavy rain will continue along the
Sierra Crest and upper portions of the Truckee River basin through
this afternoon. Several creeks and streams are still rising,
including Blackwood Creek, General Creek, Ward Creek and Donner
Creek.

Minor flooding may begin along Blackwood Creek during the next hour.

Across western Nevada and Flood Warning remains in effect until 315
pm for the Mogul area. High flows will continue on creeks and
streams along the west side of Reno, Carson City and Minden area
which may lead to minor flooding. This includes the Little Valley
burn scar along Franktown Road in Washoe Valley.

Rainfall is forecast to diminish along the Sierra Crest after 4 pm.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. The heavy rains
will likely trigger rock and mudslides in steep terrain.

&&

LAT...LON 3969 12035 3968 11974 3869 11968 3867 11995
3882 12004 3885 12016 3920 12025 3933 12032

$$

Flood Watch
CAZ072-NVZ002-003-110145-
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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, TRUCKEE, STATELINE,
INCLINE VILLAGE, AND GARDNERVILLE
937 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA,
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN EAST CENTRAL CALIFORNIA,
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA. IN WESTERN NEVADA, GREATER LAKE TAHOE
AREA AND GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* HEAVY RAIN FROM AN AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN SIERRA AND LAKE TAHOE BASIN THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVELS SHOULD REMAIN NEAR 8000 FEET, BUT SOME SPOTTERS HAVE
REPORTED ACCUMULATING SNOW AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN AS LOW AS
6500 FEET.

* THE GREATEST THREAT FOR FLOODING IS NEAR SMALL CREEKS, STREAMS,
AND RECENTLY BURNED SLOPES SUCH AS THE LITTLE VALLEY FIRE. ROCK
AND MUD SLIDES ARE LIKELY NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.

* FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN THE MOGUL AREA SO FAR TODAY. ROCK,
MUD SLIDES AND PONDING OF WATER IS IMPACTING TRAVEL ON
INTERSTATE 80.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY ALSO GENERATE ROCK AND MUD SLIDES IN STEEP
TERRAIN. PERSONS LIVING ALONG SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS SHOULD
MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION AT WEATHER.GOV/RENO AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING OCCUR.

&&

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Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-110000-
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GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, STATELINE, AND INCLINE
VILLAGE
419 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY FOR
LAKE TAHOE...
...WIND ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET.

* SMALL BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK LAKE CONDITIONS BEFORE HEADING OUT AND BE PREPARED FOR A
SUDDEN INCREASE IN WINDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS. CONSIDER POSTPONING
BOATING ACTIVITIES ON THE LAKE UNTIL A DAY WITH LESS WIND.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
CAZ072-NVZ002-110500-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee,
Markleeville, Stateline, Glenbrook, and Incline Village
854 AM PST Sat Dec 10 2016

...SNOW STICKING AT TAHOE AREA PASSES...

Heavy precipitation continues to fall around the Lake Tahoe
Basin, with snow levels fluctuating between from 6500 to 8000
feet. Some area passes have become snow covered, including Mount
Rose, Brockway, Spooner, and Kingsbury Summits. Additional snow
amounts of 6 to 10 inches are possible for elevations above 8000
feet, with several inches of snow down to 7000 feet.

Donner and Echo Summits are currently wet with no controls, but
its possible that we could see light snow accumulations up to a
couple inches later this afternoon.

If you have travel plans today or tonight to head over the passes
around Lake Tahoe, make sure to check for road conditions before
you leave and allow for extra time to reach your destinations.

$$

Wind Advisory
NVZ003-102000-
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GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE, AND VIRGINIA CITY
419 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

* TIMING: STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60
MPH. WIND PRONE LOCATIONS MAY SEE GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED
ALONG THE HIGHWAY 395 CORRIDOR. WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE
TURBULENCE AND WIND SHEAR FOR AVIATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

&&

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