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Shoshone Paiute Tribal Emergency Response Commission
Wednesday September 14th, 2022 :: 07:34 p.m. MDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 10:45PM Wednesday

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of northeast Nevada, including the following county, Elko.

* WHEN...Until 945 PM PDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in small streams and normally dry arroyos. Water over roadways.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 633 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts of 0.1 to 0.4 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... mainly rural areas of Central Elko County - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: ELKO, NV

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
Shoshone Paiute Tribal Emergency Response Commission
1935 Fire Lane
Owyhee, NV 89832

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 775-757-2473

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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