Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:21 PM PDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of western Nevada, including the
following area, Pleasant Valley and the Steamboat Valley area in
the southeast portion of Reno.

* Through late tonight.

* The dam at Little Washoe Lake has a partial breach, but has not
failed. The situation is being managed by the state of Nevada
division of water resources in cooperation with Washoe County
and repairs are underway.

* If the dam were to suffer a breach, higher flows would be
expected on Steamboat Creek through Pleasant Valley into the
Steamboat Valley. Flows along Steamboat Creek could exceed flood
stage with partial inundation of areas near the creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Steamboat Creek will be most susceptible to flooding in this
scenario. Persons living along Steamboat Creek should monitor the
latest information at weather.Gov/Reno and be prepared to take
action should flooding occur.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:21 PM PDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of western Nevada, including the
following area, Pleasant Valley and the Steamboat Valley area in
the southeast portion of Reno.

* Through late tonight.

* The dam at Little Washoe Lake has a partial breach, but has not
failed. The situation is being managed by the state of Nevada
division of water resources in cooperation with Washoe County
and repairs are underway.

* If the dam were to suffer a breach, higher flows would be
expected on Steamboat Creek through Pleasant Valley into the
Steamboat Valley. Flows along Steamboat Creek could exceed flood
stage with partial inundation of areas near the creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Steamboat Creek will be most susceptible to flooding in this
scenario. Persons living along Steamboat Creek should monitor the
latest information at weather.Gov/Reno and be prepared to take
action should flooding occur.