Humboldt County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 6:45 AM PDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Humboldt River at Comus.
* Until further notice.
* At 6:15 am Thursday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 11.1 feet
* impact... at 11.0 feet... moderate to major lowland flooding
throughout reach. Many rural roads near river flooded. Minor to
moderate flooding in lower portions of Winnemucca. Main area
impacted is between uprr and Golconda street on west and second
street on the east, beneath i80. 3800 cfs, about a 14 year flood, 7
percent chance any year. Similar to floods of June 1921 and April
1969.


Lat... Lon 4103 11702 4070 11705 4090 11762 4087 11800 4118 11795




Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:36 AM PDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 PM PDT this evening...

* winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase this morning with the strongest
winds from late morning through mid-afternoon.

* Impacts... strong gusty winds will make driving challenging,
especially those driving vans, campers, trailers, and other
high-profile vehicles. Secure loose outdoor items such as
trash cans and outdoor furniture.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts
in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.





Special Statement
Issued: 7:16 AM PDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southeastern Humboldt County...

At 715 am PDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Winnemucca,
moving northeast at 50 mph.

Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Winnemucca, Golconda, Winnemucca Airport, Adam Peak and Golconda
Summit.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 4128 11735 4096 11713 4083 11764 4086 11765
      4086 11785 4094 11791
time... Mot... loc 1415z 241deg 42kt 4091 11777


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716 am PDT Thu Mar 30 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southeastern Humboldt County...

At 715 am PDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Winnemucca,
moving northeast at 50 mph.

Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Winnemucca, Golconda, Winnemucca Airport, Adam Peak and Golconda
Summit.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 4128 11735 4096 11713 4083 11764 4086 11765
      4086 11785 4094 11791
time... Mot... loc 1415z 241deg 42kt 4091 11777


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