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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:15 AM PST on December 10, 2016

Expires 6:15 PM EST on December 10, 2016


The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
southern Washoe County in western Nevada...

* until 315 PM PST Saturday

* at 910 am PST, spotters and law enforcement in the Mogul area have
reported flooding. Flooding is occurring near drainage ditches and
poorly drained urban areas. Two to three inches of rain have
already fallen with an additional half to one inch possible though
12 PM.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Verdi and Mogul.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. 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 3953 11989 3946 11988 3946 11997 3953 11997


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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 9:37 AM PST on December 10, 2016

Expires 3:45 PM EST on December 10, 2016


... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central California and western Nevada,
including the following areas, in east central California,
greater Lake Tahoe area. In western Nevada, greater Lake Tahoe
area and greater Reno-Carson City-Minden area.

* Through this evening

* heavy rain from an an atmospheric river will continue across the
northern Sierra and Lake Tahoe basin through this afternoon.
Snow levels should remain near 8000 feet, but some spotters have
reported accumulating snow around the Tahoe basin as low as
6500 feet.

* The greatest threat for flooding is near small creeks, streams,
and recently burned slopes such as the Little Valley fire. Rock
and mud slides are likely near steep terrain.

* Flooding has been reported in the Mogul area so far today. Rock,
mud slides and ponding of water is impacting travel on
Interstate 80.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding.
Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep
terrain. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.





811 am PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... The Flood Advisory for rapid rises remains in effect until 1245 PM
PST for alpine... El Dorado... Placer... Sierra... Nevada... southern
Washoe... and Douglas counties and western Carson City...

At 801 am PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain from an
atmospheric river continues with snow levels hovering near 8000
feet. Several creeks along the West Shore of Lake Tahoe and on the
west side of Reno are rising rapidly.

At this time the areas of highest concern for minor flooding are
near Blackwood creek, Ward creek and Donner creek in the Lake Tahoe
area. Hunter Creek on the west side of Reno is also rising rapidly
and may exceed it banks this morning.

Rock slides have also occurred on I-80 between Donner Pass and Verdi.
Motorists are urged to use caution and reduce speed while
traveling today.

Heavy rain in the advisory area will continue through at least 10 am.

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 3969 12035 3968 11974 3869 11968 3867 11995
      3882 12004 3885 12016 3920 12025 3933 12032


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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:19 AM PST on December 10, 2016

Expires 3:00 PM EST on December 10, 2016


... Wind Advisory in effect until noon PST today...

* timing: strong and gusty winds will continue through this
afternoon.

* Winds: south to southwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts 50 to 60
mph. Wind prone locations may see gusts up to 70 mph.

* Impacts: winds may cause travel difficulties especially for
high profile vehicles with the worst conditions expected
along the Highway 395 corridor. Winds will also cause
turbulence and wind shear for aviation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the time to secure loose outdoor items such as patio
furniture, Holiday decorations, and trash cans before winds
increase which could blow these items away. The best thing to do
is prepare ahead of time by making sure you have extra food and
water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries and/or candles in
the event of a power outage.






Local Storm Report



12/10/2016 0333 am

Minden, Douglas County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m60.00 mph, reported by AWOS.


            A wind gust of 60 mph was measured at the Minden-Tahoe
            Airport.




12/10/2016 0827 am

5 miles WSW of gardnervilleanville, Douglas County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m63.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported 63 mph wind gust along
            with 0.55 inches of rainfall since midnight.




12/10/2016 0333 am

Minden, Douglas County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m60.00 mph, reported by AWOS.


            A wind gust of 60 mph was measured at the Minden-Tahoe
            Airport.




12/10/2016 0827 am

5 miles WSW of gardnervilleanville, Douglas County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m63.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported 63 mph wind gust along
            with 0.55 inches of rainfall since midnight.


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