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Flash Flood Watch

Updated:Sat 31-Jul-21 12:36pm PDT
Effective:Sat 31-Jul-21 12:36pm PDT
Expires:Sun 01-Aug-21 05:00am PDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Esmeralda and Central Nye County; Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Las Vegas Valley; Lincoln County; Northeast Clark County; Sheep Range; Southern Clark County; Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon; Western Clark and Southern Nye County
 
Instructions: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Message summary: .another day of high monsoonal moisture is expected today which will continue a high risk for flash flooding across much of the region. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms capable of very high rainfall rates will be possible through tonight.
...flash flood watch remains in effect through late tonight...
The flash flood watch continues for
* portions of northwest arizona, southeast california and 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, death valley national park, eastern mojave desert, eastern sierra slopes, owens valley, san bernardino county-upper colorado river valley and white mountains of inyo county. In nevada, esmeralda and central nye county, lake mead national recreation area, las vegas valley, lincoln county, northeast clark county, sheep range, southern clark county, spring mountains-red rock canyon and western clark and southern nye county.
* through late tonight.
* afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected again today that will continue producing very high rainfall rates and result in areas of flash flooding. High terrain areas are favored for the highest rainfall totals, but these storms are expected to move into lower desert valley areas spreading the flash flood risk across much of the region.
* very heavy rainfall rates are expected which will lead to flash flooding. Especially in high terrain areas and in highly vulnerable debris flow areas such as burn scars. With several instances of flash flooding over the recent weeks, already flash flood prone washes and low water crossings will be likely to flood again.

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