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Weather Alert: NWS Flash Flood Warning for July 7th

Monday evening's storms came packed with torrential rain and abundant lightning. Forecasters predict more of the same tonight.
Monday evening’s storms came packed with torrential rain and abundant lightning. Forecasters predict more of the same tonight.

The National Weather Service office in Reno is warning residents of northeastern California and western Nevada to prepare for another night of violent thunderstorms and the threat of flash flooding.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH

A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect from noon today through 9:00p.m. this evening.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for portions of California and western Nevada… including the following areas… in California… greater Lake Tahoe area… Lassen-eastern Plumas-eastern Sierra counties and Mono County. In western Nevada… greater Lake Tahoe area… greater Reno-
Carson City-Minden area and Mineral and southern Lyon counties.

From noon today through 9:00p.m. this evening strong thunderstorms are forecast to develop. These storms will be capable of producing heavy rain and increase the potential for flash flooding this afternoon and evening.

Much of the region, including southern Lassen County, has a higher potential for flash flooding due to the very heavy rainfall over the last two days. Rapid runoff may occur with only moderate rainfall totals today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Areas at greatest risk for a flash flood include burn scars… locations impacted by flash flooding Sunday and/or Monday… poorly drained urban areas and locations near steep terrain. Mud… rock and debris flows may impact travel… never attempt to drive through flood waters.

Current Satellite Image from the National Weather Service

For more information you can always find current conditions at LassenWeatherNetwork.com.

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
SusanvilleStuff.com Publisher/Editor
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