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Alpine CA-Douglas NV-
1208 PM PDT SUN MAY 21 2017
...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SNOWMELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM PDT
THURSDAY FOR ALPINE AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES...
* Minor flooding impacts will begin in parts of the Carson Valley
late Tuesday and continue through Thursday.
* Warming temperatures will cause increased snowmelt this week. This
increased snowmelt will raise flows in both the East Fork Carson
and West Fork Carson rivers.
* The increased flows will result in minor flooding along portions
of the West Fork Carson below Woodfords and into the Carson
Valley. This flooding will be confined mainly to farm and ranch
lands near the river, but a few rural roads could be impacted.
* Flows are likely to be highest during the overnight hours before
falling during the morning.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
LAT...LON 3880 11967 3878 11969 3876 11972 3876 11974
3880 11971 3882 11971 3887 11972 3891 11977
3887 11978 3880 11977 3877 11981 3878 11982
3881 11979 3888 11982 3892 11984 3900 11984
3899 11980 3895 11976 3891 11970 3889 11969
Plumas CA-Mono CA-Alpine CA-El Dorado CA-Placer CA-Sierra CA-
Nevada CA-Washoe NV-Douglas NV-Carson City NV-
847 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a
* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Plumas County in northern California...
Mono County in northern California...
Alpine County in northern California...
El Dorado County in northern California...
Placer County in central California...
Sierra County in northern California...
Nevada County in northern California...
Southern Washoe County in western Nevada...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
Western Carson City in western Nevada...
* Until 830 AM PDT Tuesday
* Periods of rapid snow melt are likely to continue through the
Memorial Day weekend. This will lead to high flows and minor
flooding near unregulated creeks and streams leading out of the
* The greatest risk for flooding will occur through Thursday morning
and again over the Memorial Day weekend from Saturday to Tuesday
* Daily peak flows on small creeks and streams typically occur
during the evening and overnight hours.
Creeks and streams will run fast and very cold, bringing the risk of
hypothermia for those without protective gear. Those with plans to
camp in the Sierra over the Memorial Day weekend should be prepared
to quickly leave creek side campsites. Hikers will want to be
cautious while trying to cross creeks and streams.
LAT...LON 3748 11885 3759 11903 3774 11913 3773 11926
3788 11920 3795 11932 3809 11935 3820 11963
3845 11968 3869 11998 3881 12003 3885 12016
3920 12025 3960 12046 3971 12066 3990 12074
3938 11983 3896 11984 3746 11843
$$Lake Wind Advisory
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Stateline,
and Incline Village
1242 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM PDT
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM to 10 PM PDT Wednesday.
* Lakes Affected: Tahoe, Donner, Fallen Leaf, Prosser and Boca.
* Winds: Southwest to west 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* Wave Heights: 2 to 3 feet on Lake Tahoe.
* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to
capsizing and should remain off lake waters until conditions
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.