Reno, NV (89501)

11:41 AM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
UNR Campus, LMR Roof | | Change Station

Elev 4570 ft 39.54 °N, 119.81 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
41.8 °F
Feels Like 42 °F
N
0.6
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Few 1500 ft
Overcast 3300 ft
Windchill 42 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.54 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 32% visible
METAR KRNO 201855Z 00000KT 8SM -RA FEW015 OVC033 06/04 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP124 P0003 T00560039 $
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Few 1500 ft
Overcast 3300 ft
Windchill 42 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.54 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:41 PM
Waning Crescent, 32% visible
METAR KRNO 201855Z 00000KT 8SM -RA FEW015 OVC033 06/04 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP124 P0003 T00560039 $

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:27 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Plumas County in northern California...
Alpine County in northern California...
Sierra County in northern California...
southeastern Lassen County in northern California...
Storey County in western Nevada...
southern Washoe County in western Nevada...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
northern Lyon County in west central Nevada...
Carson City in western Nevada...

* until 1130 am PST Tuesday

* at 1123 am PST, heavy rain continues to fall with more rain
expected through midnight tonight. Around one inch of rain has
already fallen with another 3 inches of rain possible through
midnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Carson City, Beckwourth, Doyle, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Chilcoot, Sparks, Dayton, Spanish Springs, Washoe Valley, and the
Carson and Sierra valleys.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 4017 11971 3982 11939 3910 11937 3857 11935
      3887 11982 3928 11982 3953 11993 3960 12000
      3972 12014 3971 12046 3990 12047 4010 12021


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:20 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of western Nevada, including the following area,
greater Reno-Carson City-Minden area.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow
levels. 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carson Range
with 1 to 2 inches through most valley locations. This will
contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams, with an
enhanced flood potential through Tuesday morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and poor
drainage areas today into Tuesday morning. This includes creeks
and streams that drain the foothills and the Carson Range such
as Steamboat Creek, Dry Creek and Eagle Valley creek. Low lying
areas in both Washoe and Carson valleys could also see flooding
issues. The Truckee and Carson rivers are forecast to rise to
near monitor stage tonight into Tuesday, but at this time are
expected to remain below flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding.
Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep
terrain. Persons in the watch area should take time to clear any
blocked drains in anticipation of the heavy rain. Persons living
along small creeks and streams should monitor the latest weather
information at weather.Gov/Reno and be prepared to take action
should flooding occur.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:33 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
4 PM PST Tuesday...

* timing: winds will increase late this morning and continue
through Tuesday afternoon. Strongest winds are expected this
afternoon through Tuesday morning.

* Winds: southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph in the
afternoon.

* Wave heights on pyramid lake: 2 to 4 feet. Small boats, kayaks
and paddle boards will be prone to capsizing and should remain
off lake waters until conditions improve.

* Impacts: expect hazardous travel conditions for high profile
vehicles along Interstate 80 and 580, and highways 50 and 95. A
few power outages are also possible. Strong turbulence and wind
shear could impact aviation travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Secure loose outdoor items such as patio furniture and trash cans
before winds increase which could blow these items away. The best
thing to do is prepare ahead of time by making sure you have
extra food and water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries
and/or candles in the event of a power outage.