Flash flood warning for Fallon, Churchill Co | NevadaAppeal.com

Flash flood warning for Fallon, Churchill Co

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…

WEST CENTRAL CHURCHILL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEVADA…

* UNTIL 715 PM PDT

* AT 412 PM PDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO A

CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVING WEST TOWARDS FALLON. THIS WILL

CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN AND AROUND THE FALLON

AREA. EXPECT STREETS TO BECOME QUICKLY FLOODED DUE TO TORRENTIAL

RAINFALL. MUD AND DEBRIS MAY COVER ROADWAYS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO

DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…

FALLON…STILLWATER…JUNCTION U.S 50 AND NV 116 (STUART RD)…

FALLON STATION…JUNCTION U.S 50 AND NV 117 (SHECKLER CUTOFF)…

JUNCTION U.S 95 AND NV 120 (PASTURE RD) AND FALLON MUNICIPAL

AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN

URBAN AREAS…HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER

POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL

ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.