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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Humboldt

NWS Elko (Northern and Northeastern Nevada)

For the Lower Humboldt, including Battle Mountain...Comus, Moderate flooding is occurring at Comus and minor flooding at Battle Mountain. The flooding is expected to continue. ...The water level downstream of Comus and in the city of Winnemucca will continue to rise through today. Battle Mountain will hold steady or slightly rise through the weekend... FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Fri Sat Sun Lower Humboldt Battle Mountain 9.5 10.2 Thu 03 AM 10.2 10.2 10.2 Comus 9.5 10.8 Thu 03 AM 10.5 10.2 9.9 The Flood Warning continues for The Humboldt River At Comus.

* until further notice.

* At 3:15 AM Thursday the stage was 10.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 10.4 feet by early tomorrow.

* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Moderate to major lowland flooding throughout reach. Many rural roads near river flooded. Minor to moderate flooding in lower portions of Winnemucca. Main area impacted is between UPRR and Golconda street on west and second street on the east, beneath i80. 3800 cfs, about a 14 year flood, 7 percent chance any year. Similar to floods of June 1921 and April 1969. &&

Do not drive cars through flooded areas... Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA weather radio... A followup product will be issued later this afternoon...


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lander

NWS Elko (Northern and Northeastern Nevada)

For the Lower Humboldt, including Battle Mountain...Comus, Moderate flooding is occurring at Comus and minor flooding at Battle Mountain. The flooding is expected to continue. ...The water level downstream of Comus and in the city of Winnemucca will continue to rise through today. Battle Mountain will hold steady or slightly rise through the weekend... FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Fri Sat Sun Lower Humboldt Battle Mountain 9.5 10.2 Thu 03 AM 10.2 10.2 10.2 Comus 9.5 10.8 Thu 03 AM 10.5 10.2 9.9 The Flood Warning continues for The Humboldt River At Battle Mountain.

* until further notice.

* At 3:15 AM Thursday the stage was 10.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Impact...at 10.0 feet...Minor to moderate lowland flooding throughout reach. Some rural roads near the river are flooded. About 3000 cfs, a 4 year flood, 25 percent chance any year. &&

Do not drive cars through flooded areas... Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA weather radio... A followup product will be issued later this afternoon...


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lassen

NWS Reno (Western Nevada)

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAIN AND SNOWMELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1130 AM PST SUNDAY FOR NORTHWESTERN LASSEN COUNTY... Flooding along the Pit River in Modoc County will move downstream into northwestern Lassen County through the end of the week, affecting lowlands in Big Valley and along the Pit River to the Shasta-Lassen County line. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Big Valley including Nubieber and Bieber...and Pittville.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties in the lower elevations near the Pit River should take necessary precautions and stay alert for the latest information from emergency officials and the National Weather Service.