CA WFO RENO Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RENO Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, June 23, 2022

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service RENO NV

405 PM PDT Thu Jun 23 2022

...SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON...

WHAT:

* Showers and strong thunderstorms are continuing to bloom across

western Nevada, the Sierra Nevada, and northeast California.

LOCATIONS:

* Western Nevada, the Sierra Nevada, and northeastern California.

WHEN:

* Through 7 PM PDT, Thursday, June 23, 2022.

HAZARDS:

* Deadly cloud-to-ground lightning.

* Wind gusts up to 55 mph.

* Heavy rainfall.

* Possible flash flooding and debris flows near recent burn scars.

* Blowing dust with visibility reductions.

* Small hail.

* Rapid temperature drops.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

* If you are outdoors, you should consider ending your activities

now before thunderstorms form. If you hear thunder or see

lightning, seek shelter inside a sturdy structure immediately.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away or more from a thunderstorm.

* Blowing dust can be hazardous with visibility drops possible. If

near blowing dust, delay travel.

* Stay away from recent burn scars as heavy rainfall can create

dangerous debris flows.

* Continue to monitor social media, weather.gov/reno, and local

media for more information.

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