Weather Alerts for Greater Reno, Carson City, Minden

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning              Flood Advisory              Flood Advisory      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
GREATER RENO, CARSON CITY, MINDEN

Areas Affected:
Lyon
Effective: Mon, 6/17 3:41pm Updated: Tue, 6/18 4:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 6/18 9:41pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nevada...
Walker River Near Mason - Snyder Lane affecting Lyon County
For the Mainstem Walker River...through the Mason Valley to
Weber Reservoir...Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flows are forecast to continue to slowly rise along the Walker
Mainstem expanding minor flooding impacts. Onset of reaching flood
stage has been delayed by less than expected snowmelt rates.
* Changes in management of Bridgeport and Topaz reservoirs will
influence the observed flows and impacts along the main-stem.
* Ongoing impacts expected to agricultural lands, low lying
properties and some rural roads. Temporary closure of Miller Lane
is likely as flows increase.  No structures currently threatened,
but preventative sandbagging of lowest structures prudent to
protect against additional rises.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Walker River Near Mason - Snyder Lane.
* until further notice.
* At  3:20 PM Monday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 9.8 feet...Flood Stage, Minor lowland flooding begins
throughout Mason Valley-Yerington area, with some inundation of
lowlands and rural roads.
&&

Information:
Do not drive cars through flooded areas as rushing water
can easily sweep a car away...

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
GREATER RENO, CARSON CITY, MINDEN

Areas Affected:
Douglas
Effective: Fri, 6/14 9:49am Updated: Tue, 6/18 4:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/20 11:15am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the
* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Snowmelt in...
Mono County in northern California...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
Southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...
* Until 1115 AM PDT Thursday.
* With increased temperatures persisting, rapid snowmelt will lead
to significant rises on rivers, creeks and streams across the
Eastern Sierra into parts of Lyon and Douglas Counties. This high
water is likely to last through at least June 20th.
* Minor flooding is likely along the West Walker impacting rural
roads and agricultural areas in Antelope Valley. Campgrounds along
streams in the eastern Sierra may also be impacted by high waters
and flooding.
* The highest flows often occur in the evening or overnight, making
flooding much more difficult to see. Cold, fast moving water is a
real safety hazard. Even fit adults that fall into streams can be
overcome by cold water shock.

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
GREATER RENO, CARSON CITY, MINDEN

Areas Affected:
Lyon
Effective: Mon, 6/17 12:22pm Updated: Tue, 6/18 4:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 6/18 6:22pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Reno has extended the
* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Snowmelt in...
Mono County in northern California...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
Southern Lyon County in west central Nevada...
* Until 1115 AM PDT Thursday.
* With increased temperatures persisting, rapid snowmelt will lead
to significant rises on rivers, creeks and streams across the
Eastern Sierra into parts of Lyon and Douglas Counties. This high
water is likely to last through at least June 20th.
* Minor flooding is likely along the West Walker impacting rural
roads and agricultural areas in Antelope Valley. Campgrounds along
streams in the eastern Sierra may also be impacted by high waters
and flooding.
* The highest flows often occur in the evening or overnight, making
flooding much more difficult to see. Cold, fast moving water is a
real safety hazard. Even fit adults that fall into streams can be
overcome by cold water shock.

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