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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NVZ031-051200-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
124 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...MOUNTAIN STREAMS ARE RUNNING STRONG...

HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL WARM TO NEAR 80 DEGREES IN SOME PLACES
TODAY WHICH WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN SNOW-MELT. CREEKS AND
STREAMS ARE ALREADY RUNNING STRONG AND WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES
SOME SMALLER MOUNTAIN STREAMS MAY EXCEED BANK-FULL POSSIBLY
CAUSING SOME MINOR FLOODING ISSUES.

THE JARBIDGE RIVER IS RESPONDING TO INCREASED SNOW MELT AND IS
RISING HIGHER EACH EVENING.  IF TRAVELING IN THE BACK-
COUNTRY THIS WEEK...BE AWARE THAT SOME DIRT OR GRAVEL ROADWAYS MAY
BECOME IMPASSABLE AT TIMES.

$$

LW

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
MTC003-009-037-067-095-097-107-111-WYC033-042115-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
307 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

...WARM TEMPERATURES TO BRING INCREASED FLOWS IN RIVERS AND
STREAMS BY THE WEEKEND...

VERY WARM TEMPERATURES FORECAST THIS WEEK ARE EXPECTED TO
INCREASE SNOW MELT ACROSS AREA MOUNTAINS RESULTING IN
SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED FLOWS ON AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS.
FORECASTS CALL FOR STREAM FLOWS TO INCREASE BY 5 TO 10 TIMES
CURRENT LEVELS BY THIS WEEKEND AT SOME LOCATIONS. AT THIS TIME
FORECASTS KEEP RIVER FLOWS WELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE FOR ALL
LOCATIONS.

FOR THOSE LIVING NEAR AREA WATERWAYS THIS LOOKS LIKE THE LAST
CHANCE TO FINALIZE ANY PREPARATIONS FOR RUNOFF SEASON. MOVE ANY
EQUIPMENT AND LIVESTOCK OUT OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR RIVERS AND
STREAMS. FOR THOSE PLANNING RECREATION ON AREA WATERWAYS THIS
WEEKEND BE PREPARED FOR CHANGING CONDITIONS AND SIGNIFICANTLY
HIGHER FLOWS.

$$

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