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WGUS45 KREV 211631  
FLWREV  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
931 AM PDT FRI APR 21 2017  
 
CAC061-271615-  
/O.NEW.KREV.FA.W.0019.170421T1631Z-170427T1615Z/  
/00000.0.DR.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
PLACER CA-  
931 AM PDT FRI APR 21 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
A DAM FLOODGATE RELEASE IN...  
PLACER COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...FROM BELOW LAKE TAHOE TO  
SQUAW CREEK.  
 
* UNTIL 915 AM PDT THURSDAY  
 
* WATER MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORT AN INCREASED RELEASED FROM LAKE  
TAHOE WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND MAY CONTINUE FOR A  
PROLONGED PERIOD OF TIME. THIS IS BEING DONE TO MAKE ROOM FOR  
FUTURE SNOWMELT FROM A NEAR RECORD SNOWPACK IN THE TAHOE BASIN.  
 
* MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG SECTIONS OF THE TRUCKEE RIVER  
BETWEEN LAKE TAHOE AND SQUAW CREEK.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE THE BIKE PATH AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS  
FROM LAKE TAHOE TO SQUAW CREEK.  
 
* THIS WILL BE THE HIGHEST FLOW EXPERIENCED ON THIS SECTION OF THE  
TRUCKEE RIVER SINCE THE SUMMER OF 2006. ANY CHANGES TO, OR AROUND,  
THE RIVER CHANNEL SINCE 2006 MAY RESULT IN UNANTICIPATED IMPACTS.  
 
* THESE FLOWS WILL RESULT IN VERY POWERFUL, FAST, AND COLD  
CONDITIONS THAT WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS. KEEP PEOPLE, PETS, AND  
PROPERTY CLEAR FOR SAFETY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME  
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE. THE COLD TEMPERATURES OF THE WATER WILL RESULT  
IN RAPID ONSET OF HYPOTHERMIA.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3918 12017 3917 12015 3917 12014 3916 12014  
3915 12017 3916 12019 3917 12020 3919 12021  
3922 12022 3922 12019 3919 12018  
 

 
 
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