918  
WGUS85 KREV 262207  
FLSREV  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
307 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
CAC057-061-NVC031-022145-  
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/00000.N.DR.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
PLACER CA-NEVADA CA-WASHOE NV-  
307 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...  
A DAM FLOODGATE RELEASE IN...  
PLACER COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...  
NEVADA COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...  
SOUTHERN WASHOE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEVADA...  
 
* UNTIL 245 PM PDT TUESDAY  
 
* WATER MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS HAVE INCREASED THE FLOW OUT OF LAKE  
TAHOE ON THE AFTERNOON OF APRIL 26TH. THE INCREASE IN FLOW WILL  
LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE TRUCKEE RIVER FROM THE LAKE TAHOE  
DAM TO TRUCKEE AND ABNORMALLY HIGH FLOWS ALONG THE RIVER THROUGH  
RENO AND SPARKS. THESE HIGH FLOWS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO EARLY  
SUMMER.  
 
* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING WILL COVER SECTIONS OF THE TRUCKEE-TAHOE  
BIKE PATH ALONG HIGHWAY 89 AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF THE PATH THROUGH  
THE RENO-SPARKS AREA. SOME BACKYARDS, BASEMENTS AND CAMPGROUNDS  
ALONG THE RIVER NEAR HIGHWAY 89 MAY BE INUNDATED BY THE HIGH  
FLOWS. CAMPGROUNDS IN THE AREA ARE CLOSED.  
 
* THESE HIGH FLOWS WILL CONTINUE FOR AN INDEFINITE AMOUNT OF TIME AS  
OFFICIALS MANAGE THE WATER IN THE TRUCKEE RESERVOIR SYSTEM IN  
ANTICIPATION OF HIGHER SNOWMELT FLOWS IN MAY AND JUNE. OFFICIALS ARE  
CONSTANTLY MONITORING THE HIGH FLOWS AND FLOOD IMPACTS.  
 
* THIS WILL BE THE HIGHEST FLOW ON THE TRUCKEE RIVER FROM THE LAKE  
TAHOE DAM TO BEAR CREEK AT ALPINE MEADOWS SINCE FEBRUARY 1999.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THE RIVER IS POWERFUL, FAST AND COLD. PLEASE STAY CLEAR FOR SAFETY.  
ANY UNANTICIPATED INCREASE IN FLOWS COULD LEAD TO FLOODING IN AREAS  
NEAR THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3939 12010 3938 12005 3943 12004 3944 12002  
3944 12000 3952 12000 3952 11989 3954 11980  
3952 11970 3950 11970 3951 11980 3949 11990  
3950 11997 3944 11998 3942 12000 3936 12002  
3936 12009 3933 12013 3931 12018 3918 12019  
3916 12014 3915 12016 3917 12020 3930 12022  
3933 12020 3935 12014  
 

 
 
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