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Flash Flood Watch issued July 29 at 12:09PM PDT until July 30 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS Reno Greater Lake Tahoe Area; Mono ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central California and western Nevada, including the following areas, in east central California, Greater Lake Tahoe Area and Mono County. In western Nevada, Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area and Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties. * From Friday afternoon through Friday evening. * Thunderstorms with heavy rain and intense rainfall rates are likely Friday afternoon into Friday evening in the Sierra south of Lake Tahoe and across western Nevada. Burn scars, steep terrain, and poorly drained urban areas are at greatest risk for flash flooding. * Alpine, Mono, Douglas, Lyon, and Mineral Counties are at greatest risk for flash flooding. Heavy rain may also impact the Tahoe Basin, Reno, Carson City, and Storey County. Debris flows, rock slides, ponding of water on roads, and rapid rises on small creeks are possible if heavy rainfall occurs on Friday. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.