922  
WGUS55 KREV 052317  
FFWREV  
NVC031-060215-  
/O.NEW.KREV.FF.W.0008.220805T2317Z-220806T0215Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
417 PM PDT FRI AUG 5 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
THE POODLE BURN SCAR IN...  
CENTRAL WASHOE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEVADA...  
 
* UNTIL 715 PM PDT.  
 
* AT 417 PM PDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN OVER THE POODLE BURN SCAR. BETWEEN 0.3 AND 0.5 INCHES  
OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO  
BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE BURN SCAR WILL RESULT IN DEBRIS FLOW  
MOVING THROUGH THE POODLE. THE DEBRIS FLOW CAN CONSIST OF ROCK, MUD,  
VEGETATION AND OTHER LOOSE MATERIALS.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS IN AND AROUND  
THE POODLE BURN SCAR.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLOODING OF AREAS IN AND AROUND THE POODLE BURN SCAR.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL WASHOE COUNTY INCLUDING NV HIGHWAY  
447 FROM SOUTH OF SQUAW CREEK RESERVOIR NORTH THROUGH JONES CANYON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THIS IS A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE  
EXTENSIVE AND SEVERE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...AND  
DITCHES IN THE POODLE BURN SCAR. SEVERE DEBRIS FLOWS CAN ALSO BE  
ANTICIPATED ACROSS ROADS. ROADS AND DRIVEWAYS MAY BE WASHED AWAY IN  
PLACES. IF YOU ENCOUNTER FLOOD WATERS...CLIMB TO SAFETY.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4095 11958 4095 11949 4080 11944 4072 11941  
4064 11947 4066 11953 4070 11951 4075 11952  
4078 11957 4081 11963 4083 11968 4085 11968  
4088 11964 4091 11961 4093 11961  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
CJ  
 
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