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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:49 AM PDT Apr. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
Placer County in central California... from below Lake Tahoe to
squaw creek.

* Until 945 am PDT Thursday

* water management officials report an increased released from Lake
Tahoe will begin early Friday afternoon and may continue for a
prolonged period of time. This is being done to make room for
future snowmelt from a near record snowpack in the Tahoe basin.

* Minor flooding is expected along sections of the Truckee River
between Lake Tahoe and squaw creek.

* Locations impacted include the bike path and other low lying areas
from Lake Tahoe to squaw creek.

* This will be the highest flow experienced on this section of the
Truckee River since the Summer of 2006. Any changes to, or around,
the river channel since 2006 may result in unanticipated impacts.

* These flows will result in very powerful, fast, and cold
conditions that will be very hazardous. Keep people, pets, and
property clear for safety.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe. The cold temperatures of the water will result
in rapid onset of hypothermia.


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:49 AM PDT Apr. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
Placer County in central California... from below Lake Tahoe to
squaw creek.

* Until 945 am PDT Thursday

* water management officials report an increased released from Lake
Tahoe will begin early Friday afternoon and may continue for a
prolonged period of time. This is being done to make room for
future snowmelt from a near record snowpack in the Tahoe basin.

* Minor flooding is expected along sections of the Truckee River
between Lake Tahoe and squaw creek.

* Locations impacted include the bike path and other low lying areas
from Lake Tahoe to squaw creek.

* This will be the highest flow experienced on this section of the
Truckee River since the Summer of 2006. Any changes to, or around,
the river channel since 2006 may result in unanticipated impacts.

* These flows will result in very powerful, fast, and cold
conditions that will be very hazardous. Keep people, pets, and
property clear for safety.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe. The cold temperatures of the water will result
in rapid onset of hypothermia.


Lat... Lon 3921 12019 3919 12019 3917 12017 3917 12014
      3916 12014 3915 12016 3917 12020 3921 12021


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