Greater Lake Tahoe Area Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 1:11 PM PDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Thunderstorms continue to develop...

* at 1 PM, scattered storms continue to develop across western
Nevada and the Sierra. Through 3 PM the greatest concentration
of storms will be from roughly along a Reno/Tahoe to Carson
Valley to Hawthorne line. Storm movement is to the north-
northwest at 10-15 mph.

* Flash flooding is the primary hazard from storms today with
rainfall amounts exceeding 1 inch per hour likely. Storms can
also produce lightning, accumulating hail, and strong outflow
winds to 50 mph.

* If you're out on one of the many area lakes or trails, now is
the time to consider getting to safe shelter before lightning
becomes a serious hazard. Also do not set up Camp near a creek
bed that easily channel flash floods. People near flash flood
prone areas such as steep terrain and burn scars should be
prepared to respond quickly if flooding is observed.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno


111 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

... Thunderstorms continue to develop...

* at 1 PM, scattered storms continue to develop across western
Nevada and the Sierra. Through 3 PM the greatest concentration
of storms will be from roughly along a Reno/Tahoe to Carson
Valley to Hawthorne line. Storm movement is to the north-
northwest at 10-15 mph.

* Flash flooding is the primary hazard from storms today with
rainfall amounts exceeding 1 inch per hour likely. Storms can
also produce lightning, accumulating hail, and strong outflow
winds to 50 mph.

* If you're out on one of the many area lakes or trails, now is
the time to consider getting to safe shelter before lightning
becomes a serious hazard. Also do not set up Camp near a creek
bed that easily channel flash floods. People near flash flood
prone areas such as steep terrain and burn scars should be
prepared to respond quickly if flooding is observed.


Http://weather.Gov/Reno