Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 3:50 PM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Storey County in western Nevada...
south central Washoe County in western Nevada...

* until 545 PM PDT.

* At 349 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over the Reno-Sparks area. Up to two inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Sparks, Lockwood, Wingfield Springs, Spanish Springs,
Reno-Tahoe international Airport, Mustang.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3966 11959 3936 11959 3937 11984 3965 11982


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321 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 445 PM PDT for
northern Mono and Douglas counties...

At 318 PM PDT, local law enforcement reported debris flow over
Highway 89 in the slinkard burn scar. Boulders and trees are
blocking the Road.

Rainfall has diminished over the burn scar, but additional
thunderstorms are possible through this afternoon.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Highway 89 in the slinkard burn scar.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3866 11961 3871 11958 3868 11953 3860 11952


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:32 PM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

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

* until 700 PM PDT.

* At 328 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms on the west side of the Mason Valley. This will
cause minor flooding in the hilly terrain on the west side of the
Mason Valley.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pine Grove.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3868 11914 3903 11913 3903 11896 3895 11902
      3886 11902 3885 11890 3865 11891



329 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Storey County in western Nevada...
south central Washoe County in western Nevada...

* until 530 PM PDT.

* At 326 PM PDT, trained weather spotters reported heavy rain and
hail in damonte ranch and the Hidden Valley areas over the last
hour. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen along the south
and east sides of the Truckee Meadows.

* The storm is moving slowly northward with heavy rain and hail
moving into Sparks and Spanish Springs.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Sparks, Lockwood, Washoe City, Wingfield Springs, damonte
ranch, Spanish Springs, Pleasant Valley, Golden Valley, Reno-Tahoe
international Airport, Hidden Valley, Mustang, and Sun Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3969 11955 3931 11966 3932 11983 3968 11983


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Special Statement
Issued: 4:08 PM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Another strong thunderstorm moving into Douglas County...

At 405 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Mesa Vista, or 10 miles southwest of Gardnerville, moving north at 10
mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm. Brief heavy rain is also possible with this storm.
Outflow winds could reach as far northwest as South Lake Tahoe.

Locations impacted include...
South Lake Tahoe, Gardnerville, Gardnerville ranchos, dagget pass,
Kingsbury, Mesa Vista, Alpine Village, Zephyr Cove-Round Hill
Village, Stateline, Heavenly Valley, Paynesville, and Minden.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 3879 11976 3879 11994 3898 11998 3900 11975
time... Mot... loc 2305z 174deg 10kt 3882 11985



408 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... Another strong thunderstorm moving into Douglas County...

At 405 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Mesa Vista, or 10 miles southwest of Gardnerville, moving north at 10
mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm. Brief heavy rain is also possible with this storm.
Outflow winds could reach as far northwest as South Lake Tahoe.

Locations impacted include...
South Lake Tahoe, Gardnerville, Gardnerville ranchos, dagget pass,
Kingsbury, Mesa Vista, Alpine Village, Zephyr Cove-Round Hill
Village, Stateline, Heavenly Valley, Paynesville, and Minden.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 3879 11976 3879 11994 3898 11998 3900 11975
time... Mot... loc 2305z 174deg 10kt 3882 11985


344 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... Storm moving over Lake Tahoe...

At 343 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village, or near South Lake Tahoe, moving
northwest at 10 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Carson City, South Lake Tahoe, dagget pass, Spooner Summit,
Glenbrook, Zephyr Cove, Genoa, Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village,
Kingsbury, Heavenly Valley and Stateline.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If on or near Lake Tahoe, get out of the water and move indoors or
inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close
enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not
be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 3897 11983 3892 11995 3908 12010 3916 11991
time... Mot... loc 2243z 146deg 10kt 3899 11993


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344 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... Storm moving over Lake Tahoe...

At 343 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village, or near South Lake Tahoe, moving
northwest at 10 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Carson City, South Lake Tahoe, dagget pass, Spooner Summit,
Glenbrook, Zephyr Cove, Genoa, Zephyr Cove-Round Hill Village,
Kingsbury, Heavenly Valley and Stateline.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If on or near Lake Tahoe, get out of the water and move indoors or
inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close
enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not
be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 3897 11983 3892 11995 3908 12010 3916 11991
time... Mot... loc 2243z 146deg 10kt 3899 11993


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:32 PM PDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

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

* until 700 PM PDT.

* At 328 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms on the west side of the Mason Valley. This will
cause minor flooding in the hilly terrain on the west side of the
Mason Valley.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pine Grove.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3868 11914 3903 11913 3903 11896 3895 11902
      3886 11902 3885 11890 3865 11891



329 PM PDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Storey County in western Nevada...
south central Washoe County in western Nevada...

* until 530 PM PDT.

* At 326 PM PDT, trained weather spotters reported heavy rain and
hail in damonte ranch and the Hidden Valley areas over the last
hour. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen along the south
and east sides of the Truckee Meadows.

* The storm is moving slowly northward with heavy rain and hail
moving into Sparks and Spanish Springs.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Sparks, Lockwood, Washoe City, Wingfield Springs, damonte
ranch, Spanish Springs, Pleasant Valley, Golden Valley, Reno-Tahoe
international Airport, Hidden Valley, Mustang, and Sun Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3969 11955 3931 11966 3932 11983 3968 11983


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