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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
250 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM LATE
   TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA TUESDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL OVER GROUND THAT MAY ALREADY BE SATURATED FROM PREVIOUS
STORM ACTIVITY WILL ENHANCE THE PROSPECT FOR FLASH FLOODING.

NVZ030-031-033>041-290200-
/O.CON.KLKN.FF.A.0005.140729T1200Z-140730T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-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...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...JACKPOT...
WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...
SECRET PASS...LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS....ELY...RUTH...
MCGILL...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...
ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...
PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...DUCKWATER...
CURRANT SUMMIT
250 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
   TUESDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  NORTHEAST NEVADA...NORTHWEST 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 NORTHWEST NEVADA...HUMBOLDT
  COUNTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY AND
  NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS IN AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN AS WELL AS NORMALLY DRY
  WASHES. ROCK SLIDES AND DEBRIS OR WATER FLOWS OVER ROADWAYS
  ARE POSSIBLE. BE ALERT FOR PONDING ON ROADWAYS AND OTHER LOW
  LYING AREAS. AREAS NEAR RECENT BURN SCARS WILL ALSO BE MORE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO INCREASED RUNOFF AND FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS
  FLOWS.

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.

&&

$$

FITZSIMMONS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
443 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-291200-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
443 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE RATHER MOIST AIR MASS ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH.
HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP OUT OF THE STRONGER SHOWERS AND STORMS
ACROSS SOUTHERN UTAH THIS AFTERNOON...THEN INTO CENTRAL UTAH LATER
IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FLASH FLOODING COULD DEVELOP IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS SUCH AS SLOT CANYONS...SLICK ROCK COUNTRY...AND
IN STEEP TERRAIN. OLD BURN SCARS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DEBRIS
FLOWS DUE TO HEAVY AND INTENSE RAINFALL. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS
BEEN ISSUED FOR SOUTHERN AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL UTAH BEGINNING
THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING INTO MID-EVENING.

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL STRETCH INTO NORTHERN UTAH
DURING THE AFTERNOON. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...WITH BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

MOISTURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY. ANOTHER
ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ENSUE...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
AND INTENSE RAINFALL A POSSIBILITY ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH AND
SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

A DRYING AND WARMING TREND WILL FOLLOW BEGINNING WEDNESDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT STRENGTHENS OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA. MOISTURE
COULD RETURN TO EXTREME SOUTHWEST UTAH SUNDAY...BRINGING SHOWERS
AND STORMS BACK TO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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