Flood Advisory
Areas affected:
Placer, CA

Plumas CA-Mono CA-Alpine CA-El Dorado CA-Placer CA-Sierra CA-
Nevada CA-Washoe NV-Douglas NV-Carson City NV-
847 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Snowmelt in…
Plumas County in northern California…
Mono County in northern California…
Alpine County in northern California…
El Dorado County in northern California…
Placer County in central California…
Sierra County in northern California…
Nevada County in northern California…
Southern Washoe County in western Nevada…
Douglas County in western Nevada…
Western Carson City in western Nevada…

* Until 830 AM PDT Tuesday

* Periods of rapid snow melt are likely to continue through the
Memorial Day weekend. This will lead to high flows and minor
flooding near unregulated creeks and streams leading out of the

* The greatest risk for flooding will occur through Thursday morning
and again over the Memorial Day weekend from Saturday to Tuesday
May 30th.

* Daily peak flows on small creeks and streams typically occur
during the evening and overnight hours.


Creeks and streams will run fast and very cold, bringing the risk of
hypothermia for those without protective gear. Those with plans to
camp in the Sierra over the Memorial Day weekend should be prepared
to quickly leave creek side campsites. Hikers will want to be
cautious while trying to cross creeks and streams.


LAT…LON 3748 11885 3759 11903 3774 11913 3773 11926
3788 11920 3795 11932 3809 11935 3820 11963
3845 11968 3869 11998 3881 12003 3885 12016
3920 12025 3960 12046 3971 12066 3990 12074
3938 11983 3896 11984 3746 11843