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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Humboldt

NWS Elko (Northern and Northeastern Nevada)

For the Lower Humboldt, including Comus, Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue. ...Flooding continues along the lower Humboldt River... FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Mon Tue Wed Lower Humboldt Comus 9.5 10.4 Sun 02 AM 10.1 9.9 9.6 The Flood Warning continues for The Humboldt River At Comus.

* until late Wednesday night.

* At 2:15 AM Sunday the stage was 10.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall to below flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.

* Impact...at 10.5 feet...Moderate lowland flooding throughout reach, with some rural roads flooded. Minor flooding in lower parts of Winnemucca with sewer backups. The main area impacted is between the Union Pacific railroad and Second Street beneath Interstate 80. Property damage in Winnemucca is minimal. &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lyon

NWS Reno (Western Nevada)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Walker River Near Mason affecting Lyon County Above normal temperatures in the high Sierra will continue producing increased snowmelt in the upper part of the Walker River basin later this weekend and early next week. This increased runoff will create high flows in the Walker River basin from above the confluence of the East and West Walker Rivers downstream through the Mason Valley and Yerington area to Weber Reservoir. High flows are likely to last well into June. The Flood Warning continues for The Walker River Near Mason.

* until further notice.

* At 3:15 PM Friday the stage was 9.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 9.8 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast. The river will continue to slowly rise into early next week. Additional rises are likely late next week.

* Impact...At 10.3 feet...Minor flooding of lowlands...pasture and farmland begin in Mason Valley-Yerington area. Preventative sandbagging of lowest homes and businesses immediately adjacent to river should begin if further rises are possible...but little flooding occurs. Some isolated flooding of rural roads. &&

These river forecasts are based on forecast rainfall and temperature conditions at time of issuance. If actual conditions vary from these forecasts...river conditions will vary accordingly. River forecasts include current and planned reservoir releases.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Pershing

NWS Reno (Western Nevada)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Humboldt River Near Imlay affecting Pershing County Runoff in the upper and middle portions of the Humboldt Basin will continue producing minor flooding above Rye Patch Reservoir through much of June. The river will fall next week...but is likely to rise again during the middle part of June. The Flood Warning continues for The Humboldt River Near Imlay.

* until further notice.

* At 3:15 PM Friday the stage was 10.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 10.3 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and forecast to continue.

* Forecast...The river will slowly fall into early next week... but remain above flood stage.

* Impact...At 10.3 feet...Minor flooding of Tungsten Road south of the river between the river and the Pit Taylor Canal. The road is currently passable with a high clearance vehicle. Some minor low land flooding is possible very near the river from the Humboldt County line to Rye Patch. At a higher level access to Flying M Ranch via Old Idaho Stage Road may be impacted. &&

These river forecasts are based on forecast rainfall and temperature conditions at time of issuance. If actual conditions vary from these forecasts...river conditions will vary accordingly.