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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:17 AM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon PDT /noon MST/ today
through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, southeast
California, and southern Nevada, including the following
areas, in northwest Arizona, Lake havasu and Fort Mohave, Lake
Mead National Recreation Area, northwest deserts, and
northwest plateau. In southeast California, Cadiz basin,
eastern Mojave Desert, morongo basin, San Bernardino County-
upper Colorado River valley, and western Mojave Desert. In
southern Nevada, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Las Vegas
Valley, northeast Clark County, Sheep Range, southern Clark
County, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon, and western Clark
and southern Nye County.

* From noon PDT /noon MST/ today through this evening

* most storms will be capable of producing rainfall rates of 1 to
2 inches per hour, with isolated storms producing rates of 3
inches per hour or higher.

* Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to
cross safely. Vehicles caught in rising water should be
abandoned quickly. If your vehicle stalls... abandon it and seek
higher ground immediately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may become favorable
for flooding of washes... streams and other drainage areas in the
watch area. If you are in the watch area... you should closely
monitor weather forecasts and be prepared to take immediate
action should heavy rain and flooding occur or a Flash Flood
Warning is issued.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
stations for updates on this flash flood threat or by visiting US
online at

Weather.Gov/lasvegas




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:17 AM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon PDT /noon MST/ today
through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, southeast
California, and southern Nevada, including the following
areas, in northwest Arizona, Lake havasu and Fort Mohave, Lake
Mead National Recreation Area, northwest deserts, and
northwest plateau. In southeast California, Cadiz basin,
eastern Mojave Desert, morongo basin, San Bernardino County-
upper Colorado River valley, and western Mojave Desert. In
southern Nevada, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Las Vegas
Valley, northeast Clark County, Sheep Range, southern Clark
County, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon, and western Clark
and southern Nye County.

* From noon PDT /noon MST/ today through this evening

* most storms will be capable of producing rainfall rates of 1 to
2 inches per hour, with isolated storms producing rates of 3
inches per hour or higher.

* Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to
cross safely. Vehicles caught in rising water should be
abandoned quickly. If your vehicle stalls... abandon it and seek
higher ground immediately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may become favorable
for flooding of washes... streams and other drainage areas in the
watch area. If you are in the watch area... you should closely
monitor weather forecasts and be prepared to take immediate
action should heavy rain and flooding occur or a Flash Flood
Warning is issued.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
stations for updates on this flash flood threat or by visiting US
online at

Weather.Gov/lasvegas




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