Published: Wed, August 09, 2017
Life&Culture | By Rose Hansen

Periods of heavy rain and flooding expected

Periods of heavy rain and flooding expected

A second warning comes into place between midnight and 11.55pm on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service issued several flash flood warnings for Nevada late Monday afternoon, including two in southwestern Elko County. "Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots". "A soaking rain with average totals between 0.5" and 1" is expected, with locally higher amounts.

Morning showers tomorrow are expected to become much heavier, with up to 40mm of rain falling in three hours.

The heavy rain could lead to localized minor flooding, the weather outlook says. Most locations should be able to handle today's rain without issue, but there could be isolated problems if a heavy rain cell sits over a particular area for a long duration.

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This could bring periods of heavy rain and a drenching t-storm to the area through the day on Monday.

We'll see additional showers and thunderstorms Thursday.Again, the primary threat will be additional flash flooding.

"A slow-moving weather system affecting southeastern parts of Britain will give 20-40 mm of rain quite widely across the area, with perhaps as much as 60-80 mm in places through the whole day".

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