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956 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017
The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the
* Flood Advisory for...
A Dam Floodgate Release in...
West central Churchill County in west central Nevada...
* Until 1000 AM PDT Tuesday
* Flooding near the Carson river and canal system around Fallon
remains possible through spring and early summer.
* Releases from Lahontan Reservoir will maintain high flows on the
Carson River and canal system around Fallon. These high flows will
continue for an indefinite amount of time as the irrigation
district draws down the reservoir in anticipation of higher
snowmelt flows in May and June. Officials are constantly
monitoring the high flows and channel conditions.
* Bafford Lane was closed to improve water flow. It may take until
the summer for the road is safely restored. Additional work in and
around Fallon is likely to improve channel capacity and minimize
The river is powerful, fast and cold. Please stay clear for safety.
Any unanticipated increase in flows or changes to the river and
canal channels could lead to flooding in areas near the river and
LAT...LON 3950 11891 3950 11883 3951 11879 3952 11876
3953 11874 3959 11875 3964 11873 3964 11869
3963 11868 3960 11867 3958 11869 3955 11869
3950 11872 3948 11878 3946 11882 3945 11886
3946 11888 3946 11892 3945 11894 3946 11898
3948 11900 3950 11901 3950 11897 3951 11895
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake-
Including the cities of Hawthorne, Yerington, Smith Valley,
Fernley, Fallon, Lovelock, and Silver Springs
1258 PM PDT Wed Apr 26 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
* Timing: Gusty winds will continue into this evening.
* Winds: West to northwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* Wave Heights on Pyramid Lake: 2 to 5 feet.
* Impacts: Strong cross winds will cause hazardous driving
conditions, especially for high profile vehicles. Travel
restrictions are likely, especially for Highway 95 south of
Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash
cans. If possible, be prepared to take alternate routes and be
alert for road closures or travel restrictions due to strong