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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
200 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...WIDESPREAD RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A SLOW-MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO NEVADA TONIGHT
AND LINGER THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS LOW WILL TAP TROPICAL MOISTURE TO THE
SOUTH AND BRING A HEIGHTENED RISK OF HEAVY RAIN. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IS LIKELY...WITH FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE.

NVZ031-033>041-211200-
/O.CON.KLKN.FF.A.0013.140921T0000Z-140922T0600Z/
/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...
CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...
AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...
WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
200 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY 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.

* FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* WIDESPREAD RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT ACROSS
  CENTRAL NEVADA...EXPANDING NORTH TO INCLUDE NORTHERN NEVADA ON
  SUNDAY. VERY HIGH MOISTURE LEVELS WILL ALLOW FOR EFFICIENT
  RAINFALL RATES... WITH EXCESSIVE RAINFALL RATES AND AMOUNTS FROM
  THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE ONE
  QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH FOR MOST LOCALES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS AS
  HIGH AS 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS...DRY
  WASHES...AND BURN SCARS NEAR STEEP MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. ROCK
  SLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE IN STEEP TERRAIN...IN
  ADDITION TO EROSION OF GRAVEL AND DIRT ROADS.

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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