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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:17 PM PDT on July 01, 2015

Expires 9:15 PM EDT on July 01, 2015


The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Alpine County in northern California...

* until 615 PM PDT

* at 314 PM PDT... Doppler radar indicated a thunderstorm producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is occurring or
expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the Washington
fire burn scar will result in debris flows that could impact
highways 89 and 4. The debris flow can consist of
rock... mud... vegetation and other loose materials.

* Strong winds in excess of 60 mph and hail up to one half of an
inch will also occur with this storm.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Alpine Village... Grover Hot Springs... Mesa Vista... Woodfords...
Indian Creek Campground... Junction CA 89 and CA 4... Markleeville...
Indian Creek Reservoir... Paynesville... Turtle Rock campground and
Alpine County Airport.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flash flooding and debris flows near recently burned areas are
extremely dangerous and can destroy structures and wash out bridges
and roads. Debris flows often contain massive boulders... burned
trees... and large amounts of sediment and ash moving at high rates
of speed. People living below burned areas should take immediate
action to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3878 11969 3873 11962 3859 11963 3859 11980
      3871 11993 3885 11980


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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:46 PM PDT on July 01, 2015

Expires 7:30 PM EDT on July 01, 2015


... Thunderstorms with heavy rain and gusty winds along Highway 395
between Bodie and Walker Canyon...

At 343 PM PDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from near the mountain warfare training
center to Bridgeport to near Bodie... and moving northwest at 15 mph.

* Heavy rainfall with rates above one-half inch per hour, small
hail, and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these
storms.

* These storms will impact travelers along Highway 395 between Bodie
and Walker River canyon, and Highway 108 over Sonora pass. Watch
for water covered roadways, slow down if encountering heavy rain,
and turn your headlights on.

Locations impacted include...

* Bridgeport... Sonora pass... Bodie... Bridgeport Reservoir... Devils
Gate Summit... Bridgeport-Bryant Field Airport... bootleg
campground... Junction U.S 395 and CA 108 (sonora
junction)... Leavitt Meadows and Buckeye campground.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Hikers and campers should seek shelter in a vehicle if possible.
Tents and trees are unsafe shelters during thunderstorms. Stay away
from creeks and streams as water levels may rise rapidly near
thunderstorms.


Lat... Lon 3827 11963 3829 11965 3832 11965 3835 11963
      3837 11965 3844 11968 3840 11916 3815 11885
time... Mot... loc 2243z 124deg 23kt 3833 11946 3823 11898


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346 PM PDT Wed Jul 1 2015

... Thunderstorms with heavy rain and gusty winds along Highway 395
between Bodie and Walker Canyon...

At 343 PM PDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from near the mountain warfare training
center to Bridgeport to near Bodie... and moving northwest at 15 mph.

* Heavy rainfall with rates above one-half inch per hour, small
hail, and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these
storms.

* These storms will impact travelers along Highway 395 between Bodie
and Walker River canyon, and Highway 108 over Sonora pass. Watch
for water covered roadways, slow down if encountering heavy rain,
and turn your headlights on.

Locations impacted include...

* Bridgeport... Sonora pass... Bodie... Bridgeport Reservoir... Devils
Gate Summit... Bridgeport-Bryant Field Airport... bootleg
campground... Junction U.S 395 and CA 108 (sonora
junction)... Leavitt Meadows and Buckeye campground.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Hikers and campers should seek shelter in a vehicle if possible.
Tents and trees are unsafe shelters during thunderstorms. Stay away
from creeks and streams as water levels may rise rapidly near
thunderstorms.


Lat... Lon 3827 11963 3829 11965 3832 11965 3835 11963
      3837 11965 3844 11968 3840 11916 3815 11885
time... Mot... loc 2243z 124deg 23kt 3833 11946 3823 11898


Cs


Record Report

Statement as of 1:40 AM PDT on July 01, 2015


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

A record rainfall of 0.52 inch was set at Reno Tahoe Airport NV
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.23 inch set in 1987.

Records for this location date from 1888


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