Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:08 AM PDT on July 07, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon PDT today
through 9 PM this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of California and western Nevada... including the
following areas... in California... greater Lake Tahoe area...
Lassen-eastern Plumas-eastern Sierra counties and Mono County.
In western Nevada... greater Lake Tahoe area... greater Reno-
Carson City-Minden area and Mineral and southern Lyon counties.

* From noon PDT today through 9 PM this evening

* strong thunderstorms are forecast to develop this afternoon.
These storms will be capable of producing heavy rain and
increase the potential for flash flooding this afternoon and
evening.

* Much of the region has a higher potential for flash flooding due
to the very heavy rainfall over the last two days. Rapid runoff
may occur with only moderate rainfall totals today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Areas at greatest risk for a flash flood include burn
scars... locations impacted by flash flooding Sunday and/or
Monday... poorly drained urban areas and locations near steep
terrain. Mud... rock and debris flows may impact travel... never
attempt to drive through flood waters.




Local Storm Report


07/06/2015 0551 PM

3 miles N of Dayton, Lyon County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Lyon County Sheriffs Office reporting a vehicle is being
            pulled out of a flash flood in the Six Mile Canyon area.





07/06/2015 0551 PM

3 miles N of Dayton, Lyon County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Lyon County Sheriffs Office reporting a vehicle is being
            pulled out of a flash flood in the Six Mile Canyon area.





07/06/2015 0551 PM

3 miles N of Dayton, Lyon County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Lyon County Sheriffs Office reporting a vehicle is being
            pulled out of a flash flood in the Six Mile Canyon area.





07/06/2015 0551 PM

3 miles N of Dayton, Lyon County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Lyon County Sheriffs Office reporting a vehicle is being
            pulled out of a flash flood in the Six Mile Canyon area.






07/06/2015 0551 PM

3 miles N of Dayton, Lyon County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Lyon County Sheriffs Office reporting a vehicle is being
            pulled out of a flash flood in the Six Mile Canyon area.






07/06/2015 0551 PM

3 miles N of Dayton, Lyon County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Lyon County Sheriffs Office reporting a vehicle is being
            pulled out of a flash flood in the Six Mile Canyon area.






07/05/2015 0650 PM

2 miles W of Fernley, Lyon County.

Hail m0.25 inch, reported by public.


            Public report pea sized hail near The Painted Rock area
            along Interstate 80.




07/05/2015 0708 PM

Fernley, Lyon County.

Lightning, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported numerous lightning
            strikes and moderate rainfall.





07/05/2015 0650 PM

2 miles W of Fernley, Lyon County.

Hail m0.25 inch, reported by public.


            Public report pea sized hail near The Painted Rock area
            along Interstate 80.




07/05/2015 0708 PM

Fernley, Lyon County.

Lightning, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained weather spotter reported numerous lightning
            strikes and moderate rainfall.





07/05/2015 0622 PM

5 miles N of Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Heavy rain m0.54 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Dri mesonet gauge recorded 0.54 inches of rainfall in one
            hour.





07/05/2015 0622 PM

5 miles N of Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Heavy rain m0.54 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Dri mesonet gauge recorded 0.54 inches of rainfall in one
            hour.





07/05/2015 0622 PM

5 miles N of Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Heavy rain m0.54 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Dri mesonet gauge recorded 0.54 inches of rainfall in one
            hour.





07/05/2015 0535 PM

6 miles NNW of Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadcast media reporting one inch hail in Smith Valley
            near Artesia Lane. Reissued for location update.





07/05/2015 0535 PM

6 miles NNW of Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadcast media reporting one inch hail in Smith Valley
            near Artesia Lane. Reissued for location update.





07/05/2015 0535 PM

6 miles NNW of Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadcast media reporting one inch hail in Smith Valley
            near Artesia Lane. Reissued for location update.





07/05/2015 0535 PM

Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadcast media reporting one inch hail in Smith Valley
            near Artesia Lane.





07/05/2015 0535 PM

Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadcast media reporting one inch hail in Smith Valley
            near Artesia Lane.





07/05/2015 0535 PM

Smith Valley, Lyon County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadcast media reporting one inch hail in Smith Valley
            near Artesia Lane.





07/05/2015 0500 PM

20 miles NE of Benton, Mineral County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Nevada Department of Transportation reported a flash
            flood and Rock Slide along State Route 360.




07/05/2015 0500 PM

20 miles NE of Benton, Mineral County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Nevada Department of Transportation reported a flash
            flood and Rock Slide along State Route 360.