Southeastern Elko County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:50 AM PDT on July 28, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Nevada...north central Nevada... northeast Nevada...northwest Nevada and south central Nevada... including the following 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 northwest Nevada...Humboldt County. In south central Nevada...northeastern Nye County and northwestern Nye County.

* From late tonight through Tuesday evening

* scattered to numerous slow-moving thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall.

* Areas most prone to flash flooding include small creeks and streams in and near the higher terrain as well as normally dry washes. Rock slides and debris or water flows over roadways are possible. Be alert for ponding on roadways and other low lying areas. Areas near recent burn scars will also be more susceptible to increased runoff and flash flooding or debris flows.

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.

Special Statement
Statement as of 6:32 AM PDT on July 27, 2014

...Monsoon moisture will bring a week of active weather...

Monsoon moisture will spread northward across Nevada today and Monday and remain entrenched over the region through the rest of the week. Storms will move slowly and will have the potential to produce heavy rainfall, with the possibility for flash flooding.

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