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Flash Flood Warning

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Sat 08/06/2022 02:27 AM EDT

End Time

Sat 08/06/2022 04:30 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Paradise Valley, NV ∙ Granite Peak, NV ∙ Fort McDermitt, NV

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Elko NV 1127 PM PDT Fri Aug 5 2022 The National Weather Service in Elko has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... Northeastern Humboldt County in northwestern Nevada... * Until 130 AM PDT. * At 1127 PM PDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling in Martin Creek near Paradise Valley. Between 0.6 and 1.2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.1 to 0.3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Paradise Valley, McDermitt, Chimney Dam Reservoir and Twin Creeks Mine. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads. && LAT...LON 4117 11727 4175 11791 4199 11793 4199 11751 4179 11703 4131 11703 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED