NWS Issues Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Reno NV
839 AM PST Mon Jan 9 2023

Alpine CA-El Dorado CA-Lassen CA-Nevada CA-Placer CA-Plumas CA-
Sierra CA-Douglas NV-Lyon NV-Storey NV-Washoe NV-Carson City NV-

…FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive
rainfall is expected.

* WHERE…Portions of California and western Nevada, including the
following counties in California, Alpine, El Dorado, Lassen,
Nevada, Placer, Plumas and Sierra. In western Nevada, Carson City,
Douglas, Lyon, Storey and Washoe.

* WHEN…Until 145 PM PST.

* IMPACTS…Minor flooding in urban, poor drainage, and locations
where snow and debris may block water flow. Plan on water over
roadways, as well as rock falls in canyons and steep terrain.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– At 836 AM PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain. This is
causing urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor
drainage areas have already caused minor flooding in the
advisory area.
– Snow levels are expected to fall over the next few hours and
will help to alleviate the accumulation of water.
– http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.