Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:52 AM PDT Mar. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Humboldt River near Imlay.
* From early Tuesday morning until further notice... or until the
warning is canceled.
* At 9:15 am Sunday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by early Tuesday
morning and continue to rise to near 10.8 feet by Friday morning.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact... minor flooding of Tungsten Road south of the river
between the river and The Pit Taylor canal. Some minor low land
flooding is possible very near the river from the Humboldt County
line to Rye Patch. At a higher level access to flying M ranch via
old Idaho stage Road is flooded.


Lat... Lon 4085 11796 4065 11805 4066 11827 4071 11827 4086 11807





Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:31 AM PDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam release in...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 330 PM PDT Wednesday

* ongoing releases from Bridgeport Reservoir and Topaz Lake have
resulted in increased flows on both the east and West Forks of the
Walker River. These increased releases are a precautionary measure
intended to create storage space in the reservoirs to handle
increased runoff from snowmelt later this Spring.

* The increased flow below Bridgeport Reservoir is likely to result
in minor flooding along east Walker Road from the strosnider ditch
to near the confluence with the west Walker.

* Farther downstream, combined flows from the east and west Walker
will likely result in minor flooding below Yerington where Miller
Lane crosses the river.

* Additional minor flooding is possible in mainly rural areas of
south central Lyon County, but impacts are expected to be minimal
unless flows are increased beyond the current levels. Check with
local officials for possible Road closures or restrictions.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river and stream flows are elevated and will
result in some flooding of low lying areas. Water will be swift and
dangerous, especially upstream along the east and West Forks of the
Walker River. Stay away or be swept away.


Lat... Lon 3909 11887 3907 11901 3900 11906 3890 11903
      3882 11903 3872 11895 3865 11895 3865 11898
      3873 11900 3876 11903 3881 11906 3883 11909
      3880 11915 3881 11918 3881 11922 3886 11920
      3893 11920 3914 11919 3920 11906


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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:34 PM PDT Mar. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 8 PM PDT Monday for
Pyramid Lake...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a lake Wind
Advisory for Pyramid Lake, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM
PDT Monday.

* Winds: northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* Wave heights: increasing to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon.
Highest waves from mid lake to southeastern shores.

* Small boats, kayaks and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing
and should remain off lake waters until conditions improve.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Check lake conditions before heading out and be prepared for a
sudden increase in winds and wave heights. Consider postponing
boating activities on the lake until a day with less wind.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno


Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:31 AM PDT Mar. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam release in...
southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...

* until 330 PM PDT Wednesday

* ongoing releases from Bridgeport Reservoir and Topaz Lake have
resulted in increased flows on both the east and West Forks of the
Walker River. These increased releases are a precautionary measure
intended to create storage space in the reservoirs to handle
increased runoff from snowmelt later this Spring.

* The increased flow below Bridgeport Reservoir is likely to result
in minor flooding along east Walker Road from the strosnider ditch
to near the confluence with the west Walker.

* Farther downstream, combined flows from the east and west Walker
will likely result in minor flooding below Yerington where Miller
Lane crosses the river.

* Additional minor flooding is possible in mainly rural areas of
south central Lyon County, but impacts are expected to be minimal
unless flows are increased beyond the current levels. Check with
local officials for possible Road closures or restrictions.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river and stream flows are elevated and will
result in some flooding of low lying areas. Water will be swift and
dangerous, especially upstream along the east and West Forks of the
Walker River. Stay away or be swept away.


Lat... Lon 3909 11887 3907 11901 3900 11906 3890 11903
      3882 11903 3872 11895 3865 11895 3865 11898
      3873 11900 3876 11903 3881 11906 3883 11909
      3880 11915 3881 11918 3881 11922 3886 11920
      3893 11920 3914 11919 3920 11906


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