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Flood Warninguntil Wed 2:00 pm

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nevada...

Humboldt River At Comus affecting Humboldt County.

.Warm temperatures continue to melt snowpack. An active and wet weather pattern continuing through this week has a low potential to increase water levels and flows.

For the Lower Humboldt...including Palisade, Battle Mountain, Comus...Moderate flooding is forecast.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information to the National Weather Service when you can do so safely.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.

Additional information is available at

The next statement will be issued Wednesday afternoon at 315 PM PDT.


* WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. This approaches the flood of record.

* WHERE...Humboldt River At Comus.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 10.5 feet, Moderate Flood Stage. Moderate lowland flooding throughout the reach, with some rural roads flooded. Minor flooding in the lower parts of Winnemucca with storm drain backups. Main area impacted is between the Union Pacific Railroad and Second street beneath Interstate 80. Property damage in Winnemucca is minimal. At 11.0 feet, Moderate to major lowland flooding throughout the reach. Many rural roads near the river are flooded. Minor to moderate flooding occurs in lower portions of Winnemucca. Main area impacted is between the Union Pacific Railroad and Golconda Street on the west and Second Street on the east, beneath Interstate 80. This would be similar to flooding in February 2017.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 11:15 AM PDT Tuesday the stage was 10.6 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 11:15 AM PDT Tuesday was 10.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain steady above flood stage at 10.5 feet. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.9 feet on 06/18/1995. -

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