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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
239 PM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THAT COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING...

.MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF THE
MOJAVE DESERT AND SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN. THIS WILL ONCE AGAIN
RESULT IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING THROUGH THIS
EVENING ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. ANY STRONGER OR SLOWER MOVING
ACTIVITY WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING
ESPECIALLY IF HEAVIER RAIN FALLS OVER ANY SENSITIVE TERRAIN OR LOW
LYING AREAS.

AZZ001-036-CAZ519>522-NVZ014>022-080400-
/O.CON.KVEF.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150708T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-
EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES-OWENS VALLEY-WHITE MOUNTAINS OF INYO COUNTY-
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK-ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY-
LINCOLN COUNTY-NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-
WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY-SHEEP RANGE-
SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-LAS VEGAS VALLEY-
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
239 PM PDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA...SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND
  NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST
  ARIZONA...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA AND NORTHWEST
  PLATEAU. IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL
  PARK...EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES...OWENS VALLEY AND WHITE
  MOUNTAINS OF INYO COUNTY. IN NEVADA...ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL
  NYE COUNTY...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...LAS VEGAS
  VALLEY...LINCOLN COUNTY...NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY...SHEEP
  RANGE...SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY...SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK
  CANYON AND WESTERN CLARK AND SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY.

* UNTIL 9 PM PDT /9 PM MST/ THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
  MOJAVE DESERT AND SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN THROUGH THIS EVENING. ANY
  STRONGER OR SLOWER MOVING THUNDERSTORMS COULD UNLEASH HEAVY RAIN
  WHICH WOULD RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

* RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER COULD CROSS ROADS. ROCKS... MUD AND
  OTHER DEBRIS MAY WASH ONTO ROADS. PORTIONS OF PAVEMENT MAY BE
  ERODED. ROADS COULD BE IMPASSIBLE OR CLOSED DUE TO FLASH
  FLOODING. WATER WILL ALSO RESULT IN RAPID FLOWS IN WASHES AND
  WILL POND IN OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT HAVE
  POOR DRAINAGE.

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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