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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 19 at 4:31AM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Owyhee River Below Wildhorse affecting Elko County. .High mountain snow melt and increased reservoir releases will cause the river flows to become high. Minor flooding downstream from the dam is possible in the coming days. For the Owyhee River...including Wildhorse Dam, Wildhorse, Mountain City...elevated river levels are forecast. * WHAT...Elevated river flows caused by snow melt and upstream dam releases are expected. * WHERE...Owyhee River below Wildhorse. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 3.5 feet, Flood stage; minor flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 4:00 AM PDT Friday the stage was 3.4 feet. - Bankfull stage is 3.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late Thursday evening and continue rising to 3.5 feet Friday, April 26. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Action stage is 3.0 feet. - Flood stage is 3.5 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Elko, NV

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 19 at 1:44AM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Owyhee River near Mountain City affecting Elko County. .Warm temperatures will melt high mountain snowpack and increase river flows. For the Owyhee River...including Wildhorse Dam, Wildhorse, Mountain City...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Owyhee River near Mountain City. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 9.0 feet, Moderate flooding occurs along the river channel. River embankment erosion occurs. Rodeo grounds are flooded. Low-lying hay fields and pasture flooding occurs. Businesses located along the river in Mountain City experience water seepage. Water has to be pumped from the Visitor Center. River level is nearing the level of the Boney Lane Bridge spanning the Owyhee River, and Nevada State Highway 225 between Mountain City and Owyhee. Access to Pleasant Valley is impacted. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1:25 AM PDT Friday the stage was 7.9 feet. - Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet. - Forecast...The river will rise to flood stage early this morning. It will then fall to 7.9 feet late this morning. It will rise above flood stage again late this afternoon to 8.2 feet early Monday morning. It will then fall Tuesday afternoon. It will rise to 8.7 feet Friday, April 26. It will then fall again but remain above flood stage. - Flood stage is 8.0 feet. - Flood History...No available flood history. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Elko, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 19 at 1:37AM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Wildhorse Reservoir at Wildhorse Dam affecting Elko County. .Warm temperatures will melt high mountain snowpack and increase river flows. For the Owyhee River...including Wildhorse Dam, Wildhorse, Mountain City...elevated river levels are forecast. * WHAT...An elevated reservoir level caused by snowmelt continues. * WHERE...Wildhorse Reservoir at Wildhorse Dam. * WHEN...Until further notice. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1:15 AM PDT Friday the stage was 6206.5 feet. - N/A - Forecast...The water level is expected to rise very slowly through next week, but remain below minor flood stage. - Action stage is 6205.0 feet. - Flood stage is 6208.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Elko, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 19 at 1:33AM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Humboldt River At Comus affecting Humboldt County. .Warm temperatures will melt snowpack and increase river flows. For the Lower Humboldt...including Palisade, Battle Mountain, Comus...elevated river levels are forecast. * WHAT...Flooding caused by snowmelt continues. * WHERE...Humboldt River at Comus. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 9.5 feet, Minor Flood Stage. Minor lowland flooding throughout the reach. No flooding in Winnemucca. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1:15 AM PDT Friday the stage was 8.2 feet. - Bankfull stage is 8.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 9.3 feet late Monday morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter. - Action stage is 8.5 feet. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Humboldt, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 19 at 1:30AM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Humboldt River At Battle Mountain affecting Lander County. .Warm temperatures will melt snowpack and increase river flows. For the Lower Humboldt...including Palisade, Battle Mountain, Comus...elevated river levels are forecast. * WHAT...Flooding caused by snowmelt continues. * WHERE...Humboldt River at Battle Mountain. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 9.0 feet, Localized minor lowland flooding along the reach. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 12:15 AM PDT Friday the stage was 9.1 feet. - Bankfull stage is 8.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 9.1 feet early this morning. - Action stage is 8.5 feet. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Lander, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 19 at 1:28AM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in Nevada... Bruneau River At Rowland affecting Elko County. .Warm temperatures will melt high mountain snowpack and increase river flows. For the Bruneau River...including Rowland...elevated river levels are forecast. * WHAT...Flooding caused by snowmelt continues. * WHERE...Bruneau River at Rowland. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 7.0 feet, Minor flooding of Forest Service roads. Recreational use becomes limited. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 12:55 AM PDT Friday the stage was 6.2 feet. - Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet. - The river remains in action stage, but may rise to minor flood stage in the coming days as warmer temperatures help melt some of the remaining nearby snowpack. - Forecast...No forecast is available for this location. - Action stage is 6.0 feet. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Elko, NV
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