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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:37 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 315 PM PDT Thursday

* flows will increase along the east Walker River due to increased
releases from Bridgeport Reservoir over the next few days. These
releases are required to create space for increased snowmelt
runoff into the Reservoir. This increase in flow will likely lead
to minor flooding along the east Walker River, especially the
lower reaches from the area of strosnider ditch to the confluence.

* On the west Walker River, elevated flows will continue through the
weekend, but these flows will decrease early next week as
temperatures cool back to near normal. Minor flooding in the lower
parts of Antelope Valley is expected to continue through early
next week. High flows will also continue through Wilson Canyon.

* If Reservoir operations are changed on Topaz Lake next week and
less water is diverted into the lake, there is a possibility that
flows will increase down the Main Channel of the west Walker
River. This could lead to more extensive flooding from the
Antelope Valley downstream through Smith Valley and Wilson Canyon.
If flows increase we will likely need to upgrade the advisory to a
warning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated.


Lat... Lon 3886 11907 3883 11904 3878 11901 3871 11896
      3861 11896 3862 11900 3868 11899 3874 11902
      3881 11908 3885 11913 3882 11916 3879 11922
      3881 11928 3881 11932 3877 11935 3872 11941
      3865 11948 3867 11951 3870 11949 3876 11941
      3880 11940 3883 11934 3885 11927 3883 11923
      3884 11920 3888 11916 3888 11911



337 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 315 PM PDT Thursday

* flows will increase along the east Walker River due to increased
releases from Bridgeport Reservoir over the next few days. These
releases are required to create space for increased snowmelt
runoff into the Reservoir. This increase in flow will likely lead
to minor flooding along the east Walker River, especially the
lower reaches from the area of strosnider ditch to the confluence.

* On the west Walker River, elevated flows will continue through the
weekend, but these flows will decrease early next week as
temperatures cool back to near normal. Minor flooding in the lower
parts of Antelope Valley is expected to continue through early
next week. High flows will also continue through Wilson Canyon.

* If Reservoir operations are changed on Topaz Lake next week and
less water is diverted into the lake, there is a possibility that
flows will increase down the Main Channel of the west Walker
River. This could lead to more extensive flooding from the
Antelope Valley downstream through Smith Valley and Wilson Canyon.
If flows increase we will likely need to upgrade the advisory to a
warning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated.


Lat... Lon 3886 11907 3883 11904 3878 11901 3871 11896
      3861 11896 3862 11900 3868 11899 3874 11902
      3881 11908 3885 11913 3882 11916 3879 11922
      3881 11928 3881 11932 3877 11935 3872 11941
      3865 11948 3867 11951 3870 11949 3876 11941
      3880 11940 3883 11934 3885 11927 3883 11923
      3884 11920 3888 11916 3888 11911




Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:41 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for the Sierra
front and portions of west-central Nevada...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect from
Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* Affected area... fire zone 450 western Nevada Sierra front and
fire zone 453 west central Nevada basin and range.

* Winds... southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 8 to 14%.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low humidity can
cause fire to rapidly grow in size and intensity before first
responders can contain them.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation, such as yard work, target shooting, or campfires.
Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.Gov/Reno for
updates and livingwithfire.Info for preparedness tips.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno



Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:37 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 315 PM PDT Thursday

* flows will increase along the east Walker River due to increased
releases from Bridgeport Reservoir over the next few days. These
releases are required to create space for increased snowmelt
runoff into the Reservoir. This increase in flow will likely lead
to minor flooding along the east Walker River, especially the
lower reaches from the area of strosnider ditch to the confluence.

* On the west Walker River, elevated flows will continue through the
weekend, but these flows will decrease early next week as
temperatures cool back to near normal. Minor flooding in the lower
parts of Antelope Valley is expected to continue through early
next week. High flows will also continue through Wilson Canyon.

* If Reservoir operations are changed on Topaz Lake next week and
less water is diverted into the lake, there is a possibility that
flows will increase down the Main Channel of the west Walker
River. This could lead to more extensive flooding from the
Antelope Valley downstream through Smith Valley and Wilson Canyon.
If flows increase we will likely need to upgrade the advisory to a
warning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated.


Lat... Lon 3886 11907 3883 11904 3878 11901 3871 11896
      3861 11896 3862 11900 3868 11899 3874 11902
      3881 11908 3885 11913 3882 11916 3879 11922
      3881 11928 3881 11932 3877 11935 3872 11941
      3865 11948 3867 11951 3870 11949 3876 11941
      3880 11940 3883 11934 3885 11927 3883 11923
      3884 11920 3888 11916 3888 11911



337 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 315 PM PDT Thursday

* flows will increase along the east Walker River due to increased
releases from Bridgeport Reservoir over the next few days. These
releases are required to create space for increased snowmelt
runoff into the Reservoir. This increase in flow will likely lead
to minor flooding along the east Walker River, especially the
lower reaches from the area of strosnider ditch to the confluence.

* On the west Walker River, elevated flows will continue through the
weekend, but these flows will decrease early next week as
temperatures cool back to near normal. Minor flooding in the lower
parts of Antelope Valley is expected to continue through early
next week. High flows will also continue through Wilson Canyon.

* If Reservoir operations are changed on Topaz Lake next week and
less water is diverted into the lake, there is a possibility that
flows will increase down the Main Channel of the west Walker
River. This could lead to more extensive flooding from the
Antelope Valley downstream through Smith Valley and Wilson Canyon.
If flows increase we will likely need to upgrade the advisory to a
warning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated.


Lat... Lon 3886 11907 3883 11904 3878 11901 3871 11896
      3861 11896 3862 11900 3868 11899 3874 11902
      3881 11908 3885 11913 3882 11916 3879 11922
      3881 11928 3881 11932 3877 11935 3872 11941
      3865 11948 3867 11951 3870 11949 3876 11941
      3880 11940 3883 11934 3885 11927 3883 11923
      3884 11920 3888 11916 3888 11911




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