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avatar Flood advisory
July 10, 2011 01:22PM
Flood advisory
National weather service reno nv
1227 pm pdt sun jul 10 2011

Mono ca-
1227 pm pdt sun jul 10 2011

...The small stream flood advisory for melting snow remains in effect
Until noon pdt tuesday for western mono county...

* small stream flood advisory for melting snow in...
Western mono county in central california...
This includes bridgeport...Twin lakes...Toms place...Mammoth
Lakes...Lee vining...June lake...Crowley lake...Coleville...And
Topaz lake.

* until noon pdt tuesday

* flooding from snowmelt continues to affect many hiking trails in
The backcountry of western mono county. Many creeks are running
Near bankfull and crossing them is very dangerous.

* on sunday the bridgeport...Mono...And mammoth ranger districts
Of the u.S. Forest service continued to report numerous flooded
Trails in the backcountry of mono county. Wilderness areas without
Any road access have been reported to be especially hazardous due
To flood waters. Backcountry access across streams can be
Difficult...Especially above about 8000 feet. The forest service
Strongly urges hikers and backpackers not to attempt to cross
Streams during high water due to the extreme danger.

* creeks are at their highest levels in the late afternoon and early
Evening in this area.

* crossing creeks over snowbridges is extremely hazardous as they
Can easily collapse into the cold turbulent water and sweep you

* the u.S. Forest service reports that most campgrounds in the
Region are open with no flooding. The exceptions are in lee
Vining canyon along california highway 120 east of tioga
Pass where moraine...Aspen...Lower lee...And cattleguard
Campgrounds are partially closed due to flooding. Deadman creek
Campground remains closed due to complete flooding of the area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated.

To report flooding...Have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
Your report to the national weather service forecast office.


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