Elko County, Nevada
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Flash Flood Warning
NVC007-010400-
/O.NEW.KLKN.FF.W.0013.140801T0108Z-140801T0400Z/
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
608 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WEST CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEVADA...

* UNTIL 900 PM PDT

* AT 606 PM PDT...FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY OCCURRING FROM A
THUNDERSTORM NEAR MIDAS MINE...OR 8 MILES EAST OF MIDAS...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF INCLUDE...WILLOW CREEK RESERVOIR AND THE
MIDAS...TUSCARORA ROAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. IF YOU COME TO A FLOODED OR
CLOSED ROAD...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4133 11664 4115 11559 4101 11613 4102 11670
4121 11684

$$

Flash Flood Warning
NVC007-010315-
/O.CON.KLKN.FF.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140801T0315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ELKO NV-
641 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM PDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY...

AT 636 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS SLOWLY WEAKENING OVER NORTHWEST ELKO COUNTY...BETWEEN
WILSON RESERVOIR AND CHICKEN CREEK SUMMIT. HEAVY RAIN WILL DIMINISH
OVER THE NEXT HOUR...BUT RUNOFF FROM ALREADY FALLEN RAINS WILL
CONTINUE. ROADS MAY BE IMPASSABLE IN AREAS. RADAR ESTIMATES A LARGE
AREA IN WHICH OVER ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...FROM NEAR WILSON
CREEK RESERVOIR TO NORTH OF CHICKEN CREEK SUMMIT. RUNOFF WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT OVER THE NEXT ONE TO TWO HOURS.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WILSON
RESERVOIR...CHICKEN CREEK SUMMIT...STATE HIGHWAY 226.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4169 11596 4147 11616 4171 11650 4184 11635

$$

Flash Flood Watch
NVZ031-033>041-010400-
/O.CON.KLKN.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140801T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...
SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS....ELY...RUTH...MCGILL...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN...AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...ELKO...
SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...
TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
138 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
NORTHEAST NEVADA AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...WHITE PINE COUNTY.
IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN
EUREKA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA
COUNTY. IN NORTHEAST NEVADA...NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY...RUBY
MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE...SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY...
SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY. IN
SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY AND
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY.

* UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS AND
STREAMS IN AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN...NEAR ANY BURN
SCARS...AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES. ROCK SLIDES AND DEBRIS/WATER
FLOWS OVER ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE. LOW LYING AREAS...WHERE MOST
ROADS ARE...WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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