Black Rock City, NV

3:32 PM PDT on July 07, 2015 (GMT -0700)
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Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Special Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 4373 ft 41.49 °N, 120.56 °W | Updated 37 minutes ago

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Waning Gibbous, 60% visible
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 11000 ft
Dew Point 47 °F
Humidity 33%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 10 out of 12
Pollen .70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAAT 072155Z AUTO 16013G18KT 10SM FEW110 26/08 A3001 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W SLP119 T02560083

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Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 11000 ft
Dew Point 47 °F
Humidity 33%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 10 out of 12
Pollen .70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAAT 072155Z AUTO 16013G18KT 10SM FEW110 26/08 A3001 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W SLP119 T02560083

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Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 3:17 PM PDT on July 07, 2015

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 530 PM PDT for
Sierra... southern Washoe and Storey counties...

At 315 PM PDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over Stead and Cold Springs. Light to moderate rainfall
continues to fall across the rest of Reno/Sparks.

Flash flooding is occurring or expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno... Virginia City... Sparks... damonte ranch... caughlin ranch...
Spanish Springs... northwest Reno... Hidden Valley... Lemmon
Valley-Golden Valley... Verdi-Mogul... Stead... Reno-Tahoe international
Airport... Wingfield Springs... Mogul... Washoe City... Pleasant
Valley... Lockwood... Galena... Verdi and Golden Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle
into areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are
usually deeper than they appear. A few inches of fast flowing water
is powerful enough to sweep vehicles off the Road.


Lat... Lon 3931 11957 3923 11988 3938 11990 3943 12000
      3970 12001 3966 11950


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255 PM PDT Tue Jul 7 2015

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 445 PM PDT for
southern Washoe... west central Lyon... north central Douglas and
Storey counties and Carson City...

At 254 PM PDT... Doppler radar indicated moderate rainfall continues
to occur. Flash flooding is occurring or expected to begin shortly
with the main threat from Moundhouse to Dayton.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carson City... Dayton... Johnson Lane... Indian HIlls... Carson City
Airport... US 50 at Carson City-Lyon co line... Lakeview... US 395 at
Douglas-Carson City co line... Stewart... Rawe Peak... Dayton Valley
Airpark... Junction U.S 50 and Six Mile Canyon-ft Churchill Rd...
Junction U.S 50 and NV 341... Washoe Lake campground and Six Mile
Canyon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This is a very dangerous situation! Runoff will quickly flood low
lying areas... streets... streams... creeks... and rivers. Many roadways
will be closed due to the heavy rainfall and travel is not
recommended.

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. A few inches of fast flowing water is
powerful enough to sweep vehicles off the Road.

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.


Lat... Lon 3905 11941 3906 11985 3923 11988 3934 11945


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Special Statement
Statement as of 2:57 PM PDT on July 07, 2015

... Strong gust front moving north toward Pyramid Lake...

At 253 PM PDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong gust front
extending from Cold Springs valley to near Hazen... and moving
north at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 55 mph will be possible with this gust front.
Storms may also develop along this gust front. Watch for areas of
blowing dust and reduced visibility.

Locations impacted include...
Pyramid Lake... Nixon... Sutcliffe... Trinity Junction... Lovelock
Derby Field Airport... Wadsworth... I-80 between Reno and
Lovelock... and Fernley Sink near I-80.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If on or near Pyramid Lake... get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember... lightning can strike out to
15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder... you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now.
Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 4026 11964 4008 11851 3954 11896 3969 11993
time... Mot... loc 2153z 229deg 71kt 3971 11994 3960 11901


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257 PM PDT Tue Jul 7 2015

... Strong gust front moving north toward Pyramid Lake...

At 253 PM PDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong gust front
extending from Cold Springs valley to near Hazen... and moving
north at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 55 mph will be possible with this gust front.
Storms may also develop along this gust front. Watch for areas of
blowing dust and reduced visibility.

Locations impacted include...
Pyramid Lake... Nixon... Sutcliffe... Trinity Junction... Lovelock
Derby Field Airport... Wadsworth... I-80 between Reno and
Lovelock... and Fernley Sink near I-80.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If on or near Pyramid Lake... get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember... lightning can strike out to
15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder... you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now.
Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 4026 11964 4008 11851 3954 11896 3969 11993
time... Mot... loc 2153z 229deg 71kt 3971 11994 3960 11901


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257 PM PDT Tue Jul 7 2015

... Strong gust front moving north toward Pyramid Lake...

At 253 PM PDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong gust front
extending from Cold Springs valley to near Hazen... and moving
north at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 55 mph will be possible with this gust front.
Storms may also develop along this gust front. Watch for areas of
blowing dust and reduced visibility.

Locations impacted include...
Pyramid Lake... Nixon... Sutcliffe... Trinity Junction... Lovelock
Derby Field Airport... Wadsworth... I-80 between Reno and
Lovelock... and Fernley Sink near I-80.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If on or near Pyramid Lake... get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember... lightning can strike out to
15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder... you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now.
Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.


Lat... Lon 4026 11964 4008 11851 3954 11896 3969 11993
time... Mot... loc 2153z 229deg 71kt 3971 11994 3960 11901


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