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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 25 at 3:25AM 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 is possible. * 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 2:15 AM PDT Thursday the stage was 8.9 feet. - Bankfull stage is 8.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain steady below flood stage at 8.8 feet. - Action stage is 8.5 feet. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Lander, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 25 at 3:24AM 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 continue to melt high mountain snowpack and increase river flows. For the Bruneau River...including Rowland...elevated river levels are observed. * WHAT...Flooding caused by snowmelt is possible. * 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 3:10 AM PDT Thursday the stage was 6.8 feet. - Bankfull stage is 6.0 feet. - The river remains in action stage, but may rise to minor flood stage in the coming days. - 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

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued April 24 at 1:28PM PDT until May 4 at 4:15PM PDT by NWS Elko NV

...The Flood Warning is extended 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. In addition, occasional rain showers and accelerating snow melt with rain on snow through Friday could contribute to increased river volume. For the Owyhee River...including Mountain City...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Owyhee River near Mountain City. * WHEN...Until Saturday, May 04. * 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 1:10 PM PDT Wednesday the stage was 8.1 feet. - Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 1:10 PM PDT Wednesday was 8.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is forecast to continue to gradually rise in the coming days but remain within minor flood stage. - Flood stage is 8.0 feet. Moderate floos stage is 9.0 feet. - Flood History...No available flood history. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Elko, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 24 at 1:23PM 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 12:15 PM PDT Wednesday the stage was 6206.5 feet. - N/A - Forecast...The water level is expected to rise gradually through the 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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Area
Elko, NV

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 24 at 1:19PM 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 is possible. * WHERE...Humboldt River at Comus. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 9.0 feet, Very minor lowland flooding along the reach. No flooding in Winnemucca. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 12:15 PM PDT Wednesday the stage was 8.8 feet. - Bankfull stage is 8.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain steady below flood stage at 8.8 feet. - Action stage is 8.5 feet. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Humboldt, NV
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