Southeastern Elko County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:07 AM PDT on September 21, 2014

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Nevada...north central Nevada... northeast 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 south central Nevada...northeastern Nye County and northwestern Nye County.

* Through this evening

* widespread rain and thunderstorms are expected across central and northern Nevada today. Very high moisture levels will allow for efficient rainfall production...with excessive rainfall rates and amounts from the strongest thunderstorms. Rainfall amounts will average one quarter to one half inch for most locales...with local amounts as high as 3 inches possible.

* Areas most prone to flash flooding include small creeks...dry washes...and burn scars near steep mountainous terrain. Rock slides and debris flows are possible in steep terrain...in addition to erosion of gravel and dirt roads.

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.

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Record Report
Statement as of 02:28 am PDT on September 21, 2014

...Record high temperature set at Eureka Airport NV...

the high temperature of 85 degrees at Eureka Airport NV yesterday tied the previous record. The previous record of 85 degrees was set in 2011.

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