330  
WGUS85 KLKN 281030  
FLSLKN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
330 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
FOR THE LOWER HUMBOLDT, INCLUDING PALISADE, THE RIVER REMAINS  
JUST BELOW FLOOD STAGE. THE RIVER COULD RISE BACK INTO MINOR  
FLOOD STAGE LATER THIS WEEK.  
 
FOR THE LOWER HUMBOLDT, INCLUDING BATTLE MOUNTAIN AND COMUS,  
MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE,  
 
...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE LOWER HUMBOLDT  
RIVER REACH. SLIGHT FLUCTUATIONS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE WEEK...  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI  
 
LOWER HUMBOLDT  
PALISADE 7.0 6.9 TUE 03 AM 6.9 6.7 6.9  
BATTLE MOUNTAIN 9.5 10.8 TUE 02 AM 10.7 10.7 10.7  
COMUS 9.5 11.1 TUE 02 AM 11.1 11.1 11.1  
 
NVC011-290000-  
/O.EXT.KLKN.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-170329T0000Z/  
/PALN2.1.ER.170325T1635Z.170326T0900Z.170328T1200Z.NO/  
330 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD WARNING  
CONTINUES FOR  
THE HUMBOLDT RIVER AT PALISADE.  
* UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.  
* AT 3:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS BETWEEN CARLIN  
AND BATTLE MOUNTAIN. THIS IS ABOUT 3650 CFS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4073 11615 4066 11612 4052 11623 4056 11651 4065 11644  
 

 
 
NVC015-291030-  
/O.CON.KLKN.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/HBMN2.2.ER.170316T1500Z.170328T1100Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
330 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE HUMBOLDT RIVER AT BATTLE MOUNTAIN.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 2:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.5 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...MODERATE TO MAJOR LOWLAND FLOODING  
THROUGHOUT REACH. MANY RURAL ROADS FLOODED AND SOME BASEMENTS OF  
HOMES NEAR THE RIVER BEGIN TO FLOOD IN BEOWAWE AND BATTLE  
MOUNTAIN AREAS. LIVESTOCK STRANDING AND MIRING CAN BE SIGNIFICANT.  
ABOUT 3900 CFS, ABOUT A 10 YEAR FLOOD, 10 PERCENT CHANCE ANY YEAR.  
SIMILAR TO FLOODS OF MAY 1975 AND JUNE 1995.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4074 11638 4055 11649 4060 11691 4076 11710 4093 11704  
 

 
 
NVC013-291030-  
/O.CON.KLKN.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CMSN2.2.ER.170318T1515Z.170328T0815Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
330 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE HUMBOLDT RIVER AT COMUS.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 2:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.5 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 11.1 FEET  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...MODERATE TO MAJOR LOWLAND FLOODING  
THROUGHOUT REACH. MANY RURAL ROADS NEAR RIVER FLOODED. MINOR TO  
MODERATE FLOODING IN LOWER PORTIONS OF WINNEMUCCA. MAIN AREA  
IMPACTED IS BETWEEN UPRR AND GOLCONDA STREET ON WEST AND SECOND  
STREET ON THE EAST, BENEATH I80. 3800 CFS, ABOUT A 14 YEAR FLOOD, 7  
PERCENT CHANCE ANY YEAR. SIMILAR TO FLOODS OF JUNE 1921 AND APRIL  
1969.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4103 11702 4070 11705 4090 11762 4087 11800 4118 11795  
 

 
 
JRM  
 
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