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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:21 AM PDT on July 04, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 04, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM PDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the Lake Tahoe basin... Alpine County and the Washington
fire... Mono County... the Reno-Sparks area... and all of
Lyon... Storey... Churchill... Pershing and Mineral counties in
western Nevada.

* Until 8 PM PDT this evening

* showers and thunderstorms are developing this morning with
stronger activity possible this afternoon. A few strong
thunderstorms may produce torrential rainfall and lead to flash
flooding.

* Not all locations will receive heavy rainfall today. Areas that
received rainfall in the last couple days... poorly drained urban
locations... roads and campgrounds near small creeks and
streams... dry washes and the Washington fire are at risk for
flash flooding today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you area heading outside... have a plan to quickly return to a
sheltered location if a thunderstorm approaches your location.
Heavy rain can also lead to hypothermia... especially for those in
the back County. Be aware of your surroundings if you are near a
small creek... stream or Dry Wash. Heavy rain upstream can lead to
flooding an hour or two after the rainfall has ended.





Record Report

Statement as of 5:19 AM PDT on July 04, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Reno Tahoe Airport NV...

a record rainfall of 0.04 inch was set at Reno Tahoe Airport NV
yesterday. This ties the old record of 0.04 set in 1961.


Records for this location date from 1888


Local Storm Report



07/04/2015 1146 am

5 miles E of Gardnerville, Douglas County.

Heavy rain m0.55 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported 0.55 inches of rainfall
            in less than 30 minutes. Spotter also reported that
            washes were beginning to flow again.





07/04/2015 1146 am

5 miles E of Gardnerville, Douglas County.

Heavy rain m0.55 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported 0.55 inches of rainfall
            in less than 30 minutes. Spotter also reported that
            washes were beginning to flow again.





07/04/2015 1146 am

5 miles E of Gardnerville, Douglas County.

Heavy rain m0.55 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported 0.55 inches of rainfall
            in less than 30 minutes. Spotter also reported that
            washes were beginning to flow again.



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